- June 5, 1936 - February 17, 2009
- Gastonia, North Carolina
of William's Passing
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McLean Funeral Directors
Mr. William "Bill" Neil Christenbury, 72, of Gastonia, died Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was born June 5, 1936 in York County, SC to the late Ebbie Lee and Lois Robinson Christenbury.
Bill worked for 45 years with TiCaro, Dixie Yarns and A & E. He was a loving husband, caring father and grandfather. He was a good provider for his family and a good friend to all who knew him. He will surely be missed but God has received a precious angel.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Thelma Gibson Christenbury, by a brother, Bobby Christenbury, and by a great-grandson, Marcus Jesus Hernandez.
Survivors of Bill include his sons, Terry Neil Christenbury of Gastonia; William Wayne Christenbury of Gastonia; daughter, Lisa Christenbury Davidson of Gastonia; sisters, Helen Ramsey of Gastonia; Madge Ballew of Wake Forest; Virginia Mosley; Nancy Worthy; Judy Crane; Dale Conner; and Gaynelle Woody; brothers, Ebbie L Christenbury, Jr.; Donald Christenbury; and Charles Christenbury, all of Gastonia; grandchildren, Crystal Davidson; Roy Davidson; Michael Christenbury; Shauna Christenbury; and Kandi Christenbury; great-grandchildren, Travarus Williams, Haley Gunter, Mylen Davidson, and Christian Davidson; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Deborah Penley & Betty McCombs.
The family will receive friends Friday, February 20, 2009 from 3-5pm at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. A funeral service will be held 5pm, Friday, February 20, 2009 in Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with Pastor Roger Huffstetler officiating. Entombment will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the William Christenbury Memorial Fund, c/o Lisa Davidson and Terry Christenbury, 2604 Penny Park Drive, Gastonia, NC 28052.
Condolences may be sent online to www.McLeanFuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Christenbury.
700 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Tel. (704) 865-3451