William J. "Bill" Sholley

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GREENVILLE - William J. "Bill" Sholley, 85, of Greenville, passed away in the late evening of March 15, 2013, at the Oakley House in Greenville.

He was born Aug. 23, 1927 in Ansonia, son of the late Francis William and Nettie Edna (Miller) Sholley. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby H. (Atkinson) Sholley on March 25, 2008; three sisters, Mary Helen Coppess, Alice Shaw and Marie Derr, and one brother John Sholley.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Victor Arnett; three grandchildren, Barbara Arnett (Larry Vititoe) of Gordon, Jeff (Darrellyn) Arnett, Nicole (Kirk) Rice of Greenville; eight great grandchildren, Ethan Arnett, Jeffrey and Jordan Rice, Mara, Celeste, Annie, Billy and Ruby Arnett all of Greenville.

Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences may be left for the family at


Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 17, 2013
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