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William Clarence "Bill" Pursley

Died: September 10, 2018

William “Bill” Clarence Pursley, 77, of Slidell, LA, formerly of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at Ochsner Hospital in Jefferson, LA.

Born in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Clarence and Eurlene Shirrell Pursley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn “June” Pursley.

Bill lived most of his life in Hendersonville and retired as an engineer in 2000, following a 39-year career with GE Lighting. Shortly after his retirement, he moved to LA.

He leaves behind his sons, Chris Pursley and wife, Charlotte Pursley of Hendersonville, Tim Pursley and wife, Lisa Pursley of Hendersonville; stepsons, Michael Proud and wife, Laura Proud of Charlotte, Ryan Comardelle and wife, Crystal Comardelle of Covington, LA and Cameron Brumfield of Slidell, LA; and grandchildren, Olivia, Sean, Tucker, and Makenzie.

The family invites Bill’s friends to join them for a celebration of his life at 12PM Saturday, October 20 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Light refreshments will be provided.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm


Forest Lawn Funeral Home

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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