William Eric McNutt, age 52, passed away Monday, August 22, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, William T. & Joan A. McNutt. Eric is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Alyse McNutt, Eliot McNutt, Reanin Craun; siblings, Amy (Mike) Miller, Aaron (Tracy) McNutt; mother-in-law, Sandy Knoll; six nieces; three nephews; and numerous extended family. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Toledo and went on to work for Crown Equipment Company for over 25 years. Eric started his career from the ground level, sweeping floors, working his way up to eventually becoming a Branch Manager. In his spare time, he was a part of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and took numerous trips to Oshkosh Convention annually. Eric was a single engine pilot for 25 years. He recently found a passion for cooking, which he excelled in. Eric loved the outdoors, sports including softball and golf, he enjoyed traveling, camping, and the water, especially Lake Michigan. He was a determined individual and took pride in being able to fix most things. Eric had a passion for life and will be remembered for his larger-than-life personality. He was always up for an adventure. Eric was an amazing father, husband, and a true friend that one could always count on. Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 11am -12pm at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331, with Funeral Services following at 12pm.