MEBANE, N.C. - William ""Bill"" Haywood Ham, 85, of 10 Windsor Place, Mebane, NC 27302, passed away in the presence of family at Golden Living Center-Starmount, Greensboro N.C. on Monday, Oct. 21.
Mr. Ham was the husband of the late Anna Sue Bowles Ham.
He was a veteran of the United States Army
serving with the 8th Army 9th Corps 424th Field Artillery Bn Btry A (Ables 8) during the Korean War
, he was a retired machinist/problem solver with Western Electric, and was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church.
Mr. Ham leaves behind two sons, Michael Ham and Donald Ham, both of Mebane; granddaughter, Heather Cole of Greensboro; and a brother, Richard Ham of Durham.
Mr. Ham is preceded in death by his parents, Thadeus Overman Ham and Leonard Evelyn Riggs Ham; one daughter, Sheree Lynn Crawford; one brother and one sister.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane, N.C. and at other times at the residence.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the McClure Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Wesley Hendrix officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane. Friends and family are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Condolences may be sent at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net