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William “Bill” Dee Zawacki

Ocean Pines- William “Bill” Dee Zawacki, age 78, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at The Adler Center in Aldie, Virginia, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Born Sept. 19,1939, in Tacoma, Washington into a U.S. Navy family, he moved extensively for his first 18 years. He began a career with Xerox as an equipment technician and retired 35 years later as the manager of business services at the Xerox Document University in Leesburg, Virginia.

He ran two companies in his lifetime and was an active member of any community in which he lived. He was always drawn to serving in leadership roles including his community association board of directors in both Ocean Pines, Maryland and Leesburg, Virginia, the Loudoun County Economic Development Board, Loudoun Restoration and Preservation Society, the Tourism Board, and the Leesburg Planning Commission.

Bill loved the outdoors, animals, hiking and camping, and was a talented craftsman. He was a strong, kind-hearted, honorable man and a beloved dad, husband, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Lindsey; brother, Stephen Zawacki (wife, Jan); daughters, Erica, Suzanne and Jennifer (husband, Branden); sons, Michael, Steve (wife, Erica) and Mark (wife, Sally); and his 11 grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at home for family and close friends on Nov. 11, 2017 at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to: The Adler Center, 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, Virginia 20105.