GASTONIA - William Warren Townsend, 68, passed away Feb. 21, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte.
He was born July 19, 1944, in Telico Plains, Tenn., to the late William Warren and Mary Neil Butler Townsend.
He is survived by his daughter Pamela (Mark) Wells; son Brian (Misty) Townsend; grandchildren Christopher, Dylan and Cade Townsend, Aimee Fullington and Peyton, Landon and Caleb Wells; sister Bobbie Evans.
A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Monday in the chapel of A Simple Service, 451 Hospital Dr. Gastonia.
Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
A Simple Service, burial and cremation, is serving the family 704-884-0150.