William Lewis Shetley

Oct 06, 2016

WAYNESVILLE — William Lewis Shetley, 78, died on Oct. 5, 2016, at Mission Hospital-Memorial Campus. Lewis was born in Madison County on May 12, 1938, to the late William Roy and Dora Violet Wyatt Shetley. Lewis enjoyed being outside working in his garden and digging ginseng. He loved his church and was a member of Cove Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Elease Shetley; his brother, Horace Shetley; and his sister, Betty Waldrop.

Lewis is survived by his two sons, Owen Shetley (Debra) and Keith Shetley (Jennifer); his daughter, Cynthia Caldwell (Joel); his brothers, Ronald, John and James Shetley; and his grandchildren, Andrew and Sarah Caldwell and Dalton Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Cove Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Nelson and the Rev. Billy Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

A message of comfort may be left for the family and an online guest registry may be signed at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com.