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William “Bill” Blemings

Death 18 Jan 2017 (aged 83)
Burial Cremated, Other
Memorial ID 175484439 · View Source
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William (Bill) Blemings of Winston-Salem, NC, age 83, died January 18, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

He was the loving father of Mark (Mari Ann) and Stephen (Teresa), cherished Opa: Taylor, Lauren, Katherine, Christopher, Ryan, Andrew, Louisa, Olivia, Sean and Adam; dear brother Bruce (Ruthie), and nieces and nephews Debbie (Bob), David (Ellen), Linda, Kenny (Cara), Jenifer, Daniel (Stacie), Melissa (Charles), Heather (Matt), Carrie (Patrick). He was preceded in death by his brother Doug (Avril).

Mr. Blemings graduated from Milburn High School in New Jersey. While attending Marietta College, he met his first wife, Joan. He worked in the insurance industry for 30 years. After the death of his first wife (1984), he met his second wife, Doris (deceased 2014), and they moved to Winston-Salem where he became President of the Winston-Salem Spirits Professional Baseball Organization. He enjoyed traveling, golf, and volunteering. Bill was best known for his big personality and booming voice. He embraced people with his love and care. Forever, he will be the life of the party.

A memorial service will be held at Salem Funeral Home, 120 South Main Street, Winston-Salem on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 in Bill's memory.


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  • Created by: Dan Francis
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
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