William Francis Haake CONWAY - William Francis Haake, 92, was called by God on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 4, 1921 in Queens, New York, a son of the late William G. Haake and Anna Neubert Haake. Mr. Haake served in Marines during WWII as a captain. He was a member of Masonic Lodge - Steele Creek in Charlotte. He was a member of VFW #10420 in Murrells Inlet, a member of DAV of Conway and Captain of the Charlotte police department reserve unit. He was a member of Tilly Swamp Baptist Church and a member of VFW # 10420 of Murrells Inlet. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, who will be greatly missed. Mr. Haake is survived by his wife Cecile Mckenzie Haake of the home; four sons, Jerry W. Pond of Conway, Billy Haake II, Richard A Haake (Carolyn) and Eric Frank Haake (Karen); one daughter, Arrenna Hernandez of Conway; one brother, Col. Arthur H. Haake of Virginia; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Please sign a guestbook at watsonfuneralservices.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Jan. 2, 2014