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Mr. William Clyde Sherwood, age 59, of Greenville, passed away Monday afternoon, July 9, 2007 at his home under the care of Heartland Hospice. The son of Bernard C. & Gretchen I. (Ellsworth) Sherwood, he was born on May 23, 1948 in Greenville. He had attended Greenville Public Schools and was Vietnam era veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked at the former Electrolux Home Products, until an accident left him disabled. He had been a member of the Ray I. Booth American Legion Post 101, enjoyed motorcycles and fast cars, and attended Living Faith Family Church near Turk Lake.


He was preceded in death by his father, Barney Sherwood on Jan. 13, 1995; and by his mother, Gretchen Sherwood on Dec. 15, 2004. Surviving are his son, Steven Lee Sherwood, and his fiancé, Bobbie Fisk, of Lincoln Lake; two grandchildren, Bailey Lee Sherwood and Skyeanne Lee Sherwood; four sisters, Patricia & Eugene Gotwalt, Virginia & Gordon Gotwalt, and Jean Reed, all of Greenville, and Linda & Larry Vernon of Bonita Springs, Florida; an uncle and aunt, Max & Leta Ellsworth of Greenville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many special friends.


Graveside committal services, with full military honors, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2007 at Riverside Cemetery, Langston, with Pastor LeRoy Dyke of Living Faith Family Church officiating.

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  1. Amy on September 4, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    Thank you for letting me drive your Trans Am and for trusting me that I REALLY knew how to drive a shift. Thank you for taking this skinny teen age kid out and allowing me the privilege of emblazoning the image of that speedometer climbing up to 200 and to still be alive in 2019. RIP Bill.



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