David W. L. Hedding

David W. L. Hedding (BS Elec Egr '91) died at the age of 43 on August 19, 2012, at Genesys Hospice in Goodrich, Mich.

Hedding was born on January 17, 1969, in West Allis, Wisc. He graduated from Grand Blanc (Mich.) High School in 1987. After earning his degree at MSU, he worked for Consumers Energy for 20 years. He married Kelli R. Hynes in 2002.

An avid sports fan, Hedding belonged to several bowling leagues and participated in many tournaments. He had season tickets to the Detroit Lions and Pistons, collected sports cards of all kinds, and played fantasy football. Hedding was a member of the Grand Blanc United Methodist Church, where he played in the hand bell choir and was active in the Methodist Youth Fellowship. He participated in many CROP walks and a trip to the Appalachia Service Project in Kentucky to do home repairs.

Hedding is survived by his wife, Kelli; daughter, Grace; and parents, Dale and Donna Hedding, all of Grand Blanc; and two sisters, Deborah Caplan (Kevin Roach) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Dawn Hellmich (James) of Menands, N.Y.