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.
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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
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service
4076 HWY 221A
Cliffside, NC 28024-0337
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 30, 2013