William R. VanDyke, age 84, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Granville Medical Center. He was a native of Vance Co. and the son of the late Luther and Ruth Wade VanDyke. William was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, a retired farmer and retired from Harriett Henderson Cotton Mill.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm in Bethel United Methodist Church by Rev. Kay Johnson. Burial will be in Granville Memorial Park.
Surviving is a daughter, Sylvia VanDyke Cates and special friend Nash Whitmore of Oxford; grandson, Josh Faucette of Wilmington NC. He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanette VanDyke and a daughter, baby girl VanDyke and a sister Roselyn May.
The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter Sylvia Cates. Flowers are accepted or memorials to the Bethel United Methodist Church, 107 Pine Tree Drive, Oxford, NC 27565.
The VanDyke family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan funeral home. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.