- December 25, 1921 - December 7, 2009
- Gastonia, North Carolina
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Paul 'Bill' Rash, 87, of Gastonia, died Tuesday, December 7, 2009, at Gaston Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Thursday at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. Interment will be private. Mr. Rash was born December 25, 1921 in Lincoln Co., NC. He was a son of the late Alton Lee Rash and Josie Mostetler Rash. He was the owner/operator of Paul's AMOCO station. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen Rash and brothers David and Ed Rash. Mr. Rash is survived by daughter, Judy Halfon and husband Melvyn of Jasper, GA, daughter, Brenda Ratchford of Gastonia, NC, son, Paul Rash and wife Barbara of Leesburg, FL, sister, Martha Elllis of Lincolnton, NC, 3 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren. Thanks to special caregivers Anita Little, Jeane Garris and Janice Derr. Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC, 28054. Remembrances may be sent to the family at www.mcleanfuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is assisting the family of Bill Rash.