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William V. Harrill, Jr

January 1, 1927 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 93)



William V. Harrill, Jr, age 93 of Forest City, died Tuesday, December 29, 2020.   Junior as he was known, was born on January 1, 1927 in Rutherford County and was one of eleven children born to Vance and Flora Harrill.  He was a carpenter by trade and a faithful member of Crestview Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Phillips and their two children, LuJuan Harrill of Morganton and Donnie Harrill and wife Joyce of Forest City,  two granddaughters, Kelly Hudson and husband Kevin and Mandy Johnson and husband Alan, their children Riley and Camryn all of Rutherfordton,  his brother, Vernon Harrill of Forest City and  his “Best Buddy”, friend, and caregiver, Pat LaFevers.

No formal service will be held at this time.

Donations may be made to Family Resources of Rutherford County, Post Office Box 1619, Forest City, North Carolina 28043 or Crestview Baptist, 630 South Church Street, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.

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