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 William Thomas Aspey

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William Thomas Aspey

  • Birth 14 Jan 1931
  • Death 29 Apr 2006
  • Burial Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 26486927

Palm Beach Post, The (FL) - May 2, 2006

WILLIAM THOMAS ASPEY

William (Bill) T. Aspey of Belle Glade passed away on April 29, 2006 at the age of 75. He was born on January 14, 1931 in Titusville, PA, the son of Donald T. and Josephine Gardner Aspey. The family moved to Belle Glade in 1936 and Bill graduated from Belle Glade High School in 1949. He graduated from Florida State University in 1953 and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was an active member of Seminole Boosters. After graduation from F.S.U. he served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He retired from Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative in 1993, after 28 years, as payroll supervisor.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Helen Folds Aspey of Belle Glade; son, Robert Wester Jr. (Nancy) of Royal Palm Beach; daughters, Sheryl Wester Shaw, of Gainesville, FL; Lee Wester Morgan, (Jetson) of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Trey Shaw (Roceo) of Orlando, FL; Keith Shaw, Gainesville, FL; Robbie and Krystel Wester, Royal Palm Beach; Allie and Jarret Morgan, Naples, FL; and his brother-in-law, Allison E. Folds, (Jackie) of Gainesville, FL. He was preceded in death by his son, Steve Wester in 1976. He was a member of Masons for over 50 years and past master and treasurer of Belle Glade #273 and a member of Okeechobee Lodge #237. He was a district deputy of the Grand Lodge of Florida in 1983.

He was a member of Scottish Rite/Valley of Lake Worth and a 33 degree Mason. He was a former member of Maki Shrine Temple, Miami, and a charter member of Amara Shrine Temple, Palm Beach Gardens, serving as Marshal and Captain of the gard. He also served as president and treasurer of Amara Ambassadors. He dedicated many hours serving on the Shrine Childrens Hospital committee. He served as worthy patron of Belle Glade chapter #196 order of eastern star and a member of Clewiston chapter O.E.S. He was a member of B.P.O.E. 1716 Order of the Elks. He was a member of Community United Methodist Church of Belle Glade.

Visitation will take place Tuesday May 2, 2006 from 5-8 PM at Glades Funeral Chapel 1040 North Main St. in Belle Glade with Masonic Service at 7:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday May 3, 2006 at Glades Funeral Chapel at 10:00 AM. Entombment will follow at Foreverglades Mausoleum. Donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children Transportation Fund, Amara Shrine Temple, P.O. Box 30335 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420-30335.


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  • Created by: Ken & Nancy
  • Added: 29 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26486927
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Thomas Aspey (14 Jan 1931–29 Apr 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26486927, citing Foreverglades Cemetery, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Ken & Nancy (contributor 46941223) .