BUNN – Willard Ray “Bill” Eldridge, Sr., 76, died Wednesday evening, July 30, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, August 11, at Rock Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Melton Tyson officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
He was a son of the late Richard and Myrtle S. Eldridge, and was preceded in death by his son, Michael Wells. He was a Navy veteran.
Surviving: wife, Sharon J. Eldridge; daughters Terri (Tom) Eckroate of Canton, Ohio, Jamie L. Senter, and Denise A. Babbitt, both of Louisburg; sons Kenneth (Linda) Wells of Pilot, Bill Jr. (Jackie) Eldridge of Bunn; sisters Virginia E. (Joe) Zwierzynski, Wilma E. Mizer, Donna Hastings; brothers, Donald (Sharon) Eldridge and Jack Eldridge; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Rock Spring Baptist Church, 34 Rock Spring Church Rd., Louisburg, NC 27549.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.