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 William John “Bill” Werling

William John “Bill” Werling

Birth
Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Jan 2017 (aged 87)
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 175481473 · View Source
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William ”Bill” John Werling, age 87, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Hospice Wendover. Born in Erie County Pennsylvania on November 16, 1929, he was the son of the late Edward Marion and Angeline Caroline Gibson Werling. Bill was a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church and was active in the Nursing Home Ministry for more than 20 years. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War on a Landing Ship Tank “LST”, and mine sweeper .After retiring as a Supervisor for a Steel Plant in Cleveland Ohio, Bill went back to work at Food Lion on South Lafayette Street for 11 years. He enjoyed fishing with his wife and being outdoors. Bill would build model ships and airplanes that he would give away to children. In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by, his twin brother, Edward Werling, and brother, Donald Werling; a sister, Charlene Carrier; and his canine companions, “Katie” and “Princess”.

Bill is survived by his wife 64 years, Doris Sweezy Werling; two sons, William “ Billy” Werling Jr. and wife Maggie of Cleveland, Ohio, Wesley Craig Werling and wife Patricia of Greenville SC; a sister, Dorothy Maytum and husband Donald of Center City, Florida; five grandchildren, Jonathan Werling, Joseph Werling, Samantha Werling, Katelyn Werling, and Benjamin Werling; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with Dr. Barry Goodman and Rev. Johnny Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park, with Military Honors. The family will receive friends an hour and a half before the service, from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm in the sanctuary.


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  • Created by: Kevin Haynes
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175481473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William John “Bill” Werling (16 Nov 1929–18 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175481473, citing Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Haynes (contributor 47893059) .