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William Paul Greenway

SALISBURY – William Paul & quot;Smiley & quot; Greenway, 81, of Salisbury, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Baldwin, Ga., Mr. Greenway was the son of the late Marian W. and Arie Bearden Greenway. He moved to Salisbury at a young age and was educated in the Salisbury city schools. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a sergeant in the 1356th Labor Supervision Co. in the European Theatre in France and Germany. He received two Bronze Service Stars, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;He was an avid archer and enjoyed life. His family was his greatest joy. He was loved by everyone. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Mr. Greenway was employed for the N.C. Department of Transportation Highway Maintenance for 31 years before retiring in 1981. He was a member of Coburn Memorial United Methodist Church. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lou, Lloyd and Ray Greenway. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;His loving survivors include his wife of 64 years, Frances Rary Greenway; daughters Sharon G. (Don) Pardue of Columbia, S.C., Pam G. (Mike) Reavis of Shelby; sister Jean (Lloyd) Masingo of Salisbury; grandchildren Lisa P. (Jonas) Batten of Chattanooga, Tenn., Brian Pardue of Columbia, S.C., Misti R. (Brent) Peeler of Pineville and Bradley Reavis of Gastonia. He also has five great-grandchildren, Rebekah, Rachel and Sarah Batten and Madison and Blake Peeler. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews with special thanks and love to Jeffrey Masingo. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Visitation: The family will receive friends at Summersett Funeral Home from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Service: Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Harold L. Jordan, pastor of Providence AME Zion Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Rowan County Military Honor Guard. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Memorials: Memorials may be made to Children’s Miracle Network, 611 St. Joseph Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449; American Cancer Society, Rowan Relay for Life, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407; or National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Dr, Reston VA 20190 & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;The family would like to extend gratitude to the loving staff of Dr. Gregory C. Mitro at Rowan Regional Medical Center, Dr. Doug L. Shellhorn of the Rowan Diagnostic Center and the nurses and staff of 4-East at Rowan Regional Medical Center for their love and support.

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