William Yost Preyer, Jr

Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Jan 2001 (aged 83)
North Carolina, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section: 20 Lot: 9 Grave: 21
Memorial ID 106050535 · View Source
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William Yost Preyer Jr., 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at the First Presbyterian Church. A private interment will be held in Green Hill Cemetery, prior to the service.

A native of Greensboro, Mr. Preyer was the son of the late William Yost Preyer Sr. and Mary Norris Richardson Preyer. A graduate of Davidson College, he was vice president of the Shamrock Corporation. He had served for many years as a member of the board of directors of Richardson Corporation, Presbyterian Home of High Point and the YMCA. He had served as a Greensboro Jaycee and a member of the Gate City Kiwanis Club.

Mr. Preyer had served faithfully as an elder and deacon of First Presbyterian Church. Involving himself with various church activities, he was especially fond of helping the "Young Life International."

Survivors include his wife, Doris Robbins Preyer of the home; daughter, Ellen Davis of Portland, Ore.; son, William Yost Preyer III of Thomasville, Ga.; brothers, the Honorable L. Richardson Preyer and Fred L. Preyer, both of Greensboro, Dr. Norris W. Preyer of Charlotte and Dr. Robert O. Preyer of Cambridge, Mass.; granddaughters, Amy Janzen, Hannah Chandler, and Elizabeth Davis; grandson, Will Preyer Davis; and three great-grandchildren.

Greensboro News & Record (NC) - Thursday, January 11, 2001

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Gravesite Details William married Doris M Robbins May 6, 1944 in ROcky Mount, N.C.

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