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In Memory of

William Barber Macke

June 9, 1954 - June 15, 2017

Obituary


William Barber Macke, Jr. 63, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away peacefully in his home on June 14, 2017.
Bill's memorial service will be held near his childhood home at the Historic McAdoo House, home of the Elks Lodge at 1706 Powder Springs Rd., S.W., Marietta, Ga. 30064. Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 11-2pm. His close friend, Jeff Morland will be officiating. His remains will then be returned home to Nashville for another service on June 30, 2017.
Bill was most known for his gregarious personality and his love of seafood and most of all his...

William Barber Macke, Jr. 63, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away peacefully in his home on June 14, 2017.
Bill's memorial service will be held near his childhood home at the Historic McAdoo House, home of the Elks Lodge at 1706 Powder Springs Rd., S.W., Marietta, Ga. 30064. Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 11-2pm. His close friend, Jeff Morland will be officiating. His remains will then be returned home to Nashville for another service on June 30, 2017.
Bill was most known for his gregarious personality and his love of seafood and most of all his frequent visits to the Varsity as he passed through Atlanta. He loved to travel and was the life of the party. Bill was a season ticket holder of the Tennessee Titans and loved his tailgating group.

Bill Macke started his insurance agency in 1983 insuring the Manufactured Housing Industry. Bill has served on the TN Manufactured Housing Association and Foundation Board of Directors. In earlier years, Bill worked with legislative committees in advancing education to the Tennessee State Legislators. He was also an active partner of the American Insurance Alliance. Bill was a member Elks Lodge #2473 in Madison, TN and a member of the Sons of the American Legion of Donelson, TN, Post 88.

Bill Macke is preceded in death by his mother, Vesta Mayo Macke Dalia of Daytona Beach, FL and his father, William Barber Macke, Sr of Duluth, GA.
Bill Macke is survived by his sisters Mary Sue Mullen of Crockett, TX, Melissa Macke of Roswell, GA, and his brother, Michael M. Macke and his wife, Kelly, of Duluth, GA. Bill had eight nieces and nephews. Emily Bailey and her husband Zack Bailey of Atlanta, Ga., Michael Mullen of Kyle, TX., Casey Rutherford and her husband Barry Rutherford of Atlanta, Ga., Vesta Alaina Macke of Smyrna, Ga., Christopher Mullen of Atlanta, Ga., Maureen Mullen of Dallas, TX., Rose Mullen of Lubbock, TX., and Savannah Macke of Duluth, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, Bill has requested donating to one of the following organizations.
Elks National Foundation
2750 North Lakeview Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-2256
Phone: (773) 755-4728
https://enf.elks.org/donate

American Legion's "Operation Comfort Warriors" program.
700 N. Pennsylvania St.
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Telephone: (317) 630-1200
https://www.legion.org/troops/operationcomfort