William Preston Logan (Bill) November 19, 1956 – August 4, 2023
Bill passed away peacefully on August 4th at his home in Alexandria, Virginia. He was preceded in death by a son, Matthew, Fort Collins, Colorado; his father, Ralph W. Logan, Canton, Georgia; his grandparents, Glen and Ruth Logan, Arlington, Virginia and Richard and Edna Collins, Roanoke, Virginia. Bill is survived by two daughters, Erica Martin (Orion), Alexandria, Virginia, and Miriam Lake (Ian), Columbus, Ohio, and three sons, Dan (Vickie), Luke (fiancé, Stephanie), and Levi (Janelle), all live in Alexandria, Virginia. Also surviving is his mother, Joann Logan Lackey, Roanoke, Virginia; two sisters, Cathy Steger (Gary) Berlin, Maryland and Janet Selleck, Roanoke, Virginia. Also left to cherish his memory is one aunt, Pat Apperson (Irvin), and one uncle, Danny (Pat) Collins. Bill’s seven grandchildren were truly the “apple of his eye” – Autumn, David, Sarah, Allison, Adeline, William, and Summit. Bill had three nephews, Isaac, Joshua, Elijah, and one niece, Jessie, and six cousins, Mike, Donna, Charles, Rebecca, Andy, and Brad.
Bill graduated from Suffolk High School where he started as a football player, attended Bluefield College and the Police Academy in Washington, D.C. He proudly served his country as a Marine. His other jobs over the years were in construction, pest control, and insurance.
Bill was a true sports enthusiast and enjoyed all sports. He played football from the time he was a “little leaguer”. Until his health prevented it, he was very active at the gym, in “boot camp”, and just enjoyed life to the fullest.
Bill’s personality, sense of humor, his loving heart will never be forgotten. “to know him is to love him”. Thanks, Bill, for what you brought to so many people!
There will be a celebration of life on August 12th from 11am – 2pm at Oakland Baptist Church, 3623 Round Hill Avenue, Roanoke VA 24012. There will be a eulogy shared at about 11:30/12 but all may come and go, share stories and memories as you please at any time between 11 am and 2pm.