- February 8, 1950 - January 27, 2013
- Ellenboro, North Carolina
of Harold's Passing
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“what a great sence of humer billy had at tc i know we will all miss him
1 of 9 | Posted by: william t mauney - tamarac, FL
“Tears are a language that God understands. May Gods Grace be with you all!!
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jackie & Kim - Mooresboro, NC
“Shelley and all family, Sonsorry for your loss. Billy was a character bigger than life! My thoughts will be with you! Love to you all, Margie
3 of 9 | Posted by: Margie Eblen - Asheville, NC
“Prayers for your family at this difficult time. Billy was a lot of fun in high school. I have fond memories of him.
4 of 9 | Posted by: Suzanne McDonald - Tampa, FL
“So sorry to hear that Billy has left us. We were great friends in high school. We have very memorable moments having fun. He also left us with one...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bobby Lamb - Columbus, OH
“Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
6 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Potter-Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery - NC
“Shelley and John, your dad was one of a kind. I will always remember him. He and your mom were like family to me in our younger days. I will always...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Thelma Brown Tesner - Easley, SC
“I will love you forever, Billy Williams! Shelley and John, my prayers and love are with you in the coming days, weeks, and months.
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jennye Johnson - Fletcher, FL
“I am so saddened to hear of the loss of an old friend whom I have not seen in a very long time. He was always quite the character and my heart goes...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Myra Helms - Belmont, NC
Harold "Billy" Williams, age 62, of New House Road, Ellenboro, NC, lost his well fought battle with cancer on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Hospice House.
Bill was born February 8, 1950 in Buncombe County, NC. He worked for Jim Walter Homes as a mortgage banker; owner and operator of Providence Road Sundries and The Biltmore Depot in Asheville. He was also an antique dealer at the Highway 74 Flea Market and an entertainer. His family would like to thank all the wonderful doctors and nurses at Rutherford Regional Medical Center, Hospice of Rutherford County, Dr. Rees, Dee Wescott and the entire staff of Rutherford Internal Medicine Associates. Bill was a man who loved having a good time, loved spending time with his family and loved life. He will be truly and dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Maynor; two brothers, Larry Williams and Jimmy Williams.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Gosnell; one daughter, Shelley Bradford; one son, John Williams and wife, Miho; three brothers, Howard Williams, Teddy Maynor and Tommy Maynor; two sisters, Pam Creasman and Patsy Bradley. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Natalie Bradford and Will Bradford.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Chris Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.