William L. Cherry
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William L. Cherry
  • January 8, 1932 - September 30, 2017
  • Grand Prairie, Texas

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Williams Loyd Cherry of Grand Prairie, Texas, passed away September 30, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. Mr. Cherry was born January 8, 1932 in Jolly, Texas to Robert Loyd Cherry and Mildred Louise Turpin. Mr. Cherry was baptized in Myra, Texas. Mr. Cherry entered the United States Navy on February 12, 1949 in San Diego, California. He was discharged honorably at the San Francisco Receiving Station on October 6, 1950. He served in Korea and received the China Service Medal and the Navy Occupational Medal. He was stationed at the United States Naval Command Center in San Diego and on the USS Pasadena and the USS Toledo.

His family included three siblings, James D. Cherry, Joyce Crawford and Lou Crenshaw; children Clark Cherry and Amy Cherry; and grandson, Steve Cherry.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:00 am at Grand Prairie Funeral Home, 733 Dalworth Street, Grand Prairie, Texas.

Burial will be held at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas at 2:00 pm, following the service.