William “Billy” Waechter

Passed away on August 30, 2015
William “Billy” Henry Waechter, died Sunday, August 30, peacefully in the family home in West Hyannis Port, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Born August 12, 1960, the oldest son of Major William Henry Waechter and the late Diane Cellini Waechter, Billy graduated Barnstable High School class of ‘78, and started his company, Billy Waechter Builders, in Marstons Mills. In 1992 he moved to Colorado, expanding his business to the mountains of Vail, specializing in custom home building. He loved his craft as much as his outdoor sports, adventure, and labradors. After receiving his diagnosis in 1998, Billy moved to Maine where he continued his education at the University of Maine, studying Architecture and Engineering. Billy had a great love for life, surrounding himself with music of all types, great friends, and the outdoors. Being his own man, he was even known to accept the challenge of a last minute marathon without training. He is Survived by his father Major William Henry Waechter of West Hyannis Port, his seven siblings Anna Maria Waechter of Marstons Mills, Marie Waechter of Northampton and her daughter and son in law Anja and Daniel Potter, and granddaughter Antonia Potter, Dianne Waechter of Centerville and her sons Nicholas, Brian, and Jonathan Hubbard, Marya Waechter Along of Marstons MIlls and her children William Andrew Waechter and Emma Hope Cellini, Sara and her husband Thomas F. Holmes Jr. of Hyannis and their children Michael and Samantha Holmes, Frank Waechter of West Hyannis Port, and Russell Waechter of Marstons Mills. He is predeceased by his mother Dianne Cellini Waechter of West Hyannis Port and his beloved Labs Stinger and Daisy. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, September 3rd from 4 to 7 pm and Friday from 5 to 9 pm at the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Saturday at Our Lady of Victory, 230 So. Main Street, Centerville. Burial will follow in Crocker Park Cemetery, West Barnstable.