MOORESBORO- Willie Shaw "Bill" Humphries, 69, of Beachwood Road, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at his residence. A native of Cleveland County, he was born on July 4, 1944, a son of the late Arvin and Nannie Mae Fowler Humphries. He was an Industrial Electrical Superintendent, a United States Army
Veteran, having served during the Vietnam War
, and was a member of Camps Creek Baptist Church. He loved to cook barbeque, fishing and Nascar.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Dean Humphries.
He is survived by his wife, Ellie Stoots Humphries; one son, Billy Edward Humphries and wife April of Mooresboro; two daughters, Andrea Lecroy of Shelby and Tracey Parker and husband Alan of Wellford, S.C.; one brother, Dan Humphries and wife Tonie of Shelby; two sisters, Elaine Pearson and husband Bill of Shelby, and Linda Bowen and husband Jim of Shelby; his grandchildren, Dianna Cooksey, Lacey Smith and husband Brad, Jamie Cooksey, Adam Joshua Parker, Matthew Shane Parker, and one special granddaughter, Peyton Elizabeth Humphries; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel
Burial: Will follow at Frederick Memorial Gardens of Gaffney, S.C.
Funeral Home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family.
Online guest register: www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com