William Dreher Jr.

GASTONIA - William Tensey Dreher Jr., 47, died May 6, 2013, at Caromont Regional Medical Center.

William was the son of Jewel Reid Dreher of Gastonia and William T Dreher Sr. of Washington, D.C.

Prior to becoming ill, he was employed by Dole Fresh Foods in processing. William attended Gaston County Schools and was a member of the 1983 graduating class of Ashbrook High School. He was a member of Mt Zion Res-toration Church and served as an usher. William was a fun loving person always talking trash, joking or trying to swoon the ladies. William was the crazy uncle that all of his nieces and nephews loved.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons Blair Tyler Itson and William Montel Dreher of Gastonia; god-son, Nate Hager; granddaughter, Kenzie Fortenberry of Gastonia; loving sisters, Tammy D Sims (Eric),Angela Dreher of Gastonia; grandmother, Mary
Thomas of Gastonia.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Mt Zion Restoration Church.

Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service.

Interment will be at North Oakland Street Cemetery.

The family will be at 920 N York St.

Professional service entrusted to Martins Funeral Service.

www.martinsfuneralservicenc.com

Published in Gaston Gazette on May 8, 2013