William Panther

  • "Bill and I grew up together on the Shelby mill village. We..."
    - Bruce and Eleanor ROBERTS

SHELBY - William J "Bill" Panther, 85, died Friday, November 9, 2018 at Wendover Hospice.

A native of Cleveland County, he was born to the late Fred and Vada Lankford Panther. He was a long time member of Amity Presbyterian Church, Charlotte and proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was also a Mason and enjoyed playing golf and traveling with his wife.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Pat Sisk Panther; daughter, Gwen Panther; brother, Horace Panther and sisters, Virginia Ware and Dot Fitch.

He is survived by his son, Danny Panther of Hendersonville; sister-in-law, Judy Panther and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Amity Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlotte with Dr. John Ware officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland Co. 951 Wendover Heights Shelby, NC 28150.

Arrangements are entrusted to Clay-Barnette Funeral, Cremation, & Pet Aquamation Center.

Condolences may be sent online at www.claybarnette.com

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Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 482-2424
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Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 10, 2018
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