William Woodrow ‘Bill’ Angell

Published 12:29 pm Friday, August 21, 2015

Mr. William “Bill” Woodrow Angell, 100, of Angell Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born Feb. 2, 1915, in Davie County to the late John Henry and Mary McClamrock Angell. Mr. Angell was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II in the European Theatre and was the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He was retired from Heritage Furniture and was a farmer. Mr. Angell attended Eatons Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by 4 sisters, Helen Angell, Sallie Sue Haneline, Adelaide A. Whitaker and Margaret Geneva McCulloh; and 2 brothers, John Henry Angell Jr. and Rufus Angell.

Survivors: a special niece and caregivers, Elaine Armsworthy and husband Ricky of Advance; and special friends, Betty Caudle, Charles Eaton, Juan Cohen and Teresa Phillips.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Gilbreath officiating. Burial followed in Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors conducted by the US Army National Guard. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Eatons Baptist Church Youth and Children Dept. c/o Brenda Hunter, 188 Pudding Ridge Road, Mocksville; or to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.