William CreswellDecember 5, 2017
William Creswell, 84, of Highlands, NC passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Fidelia Eckherd Living Center. He is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Clarence and Janie Bonner Chiles Creswell; and brothers, Clarence Creswell, Ligon Creswell, and Bobby Creswell. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Anne Calloway Creswell; sister, Agnes Creswell, of Highlands, NC; children, Billy Creswell, of Franklin, NC, Anne Creswell Harvey, of Brevard, NC; grandchildren, James Mayhorn, Dustin Harvey, and William R. Creswell, all of Franklin, NC; and great-grandchildren, Austin William Harvey, Jasper Dean Mayhorn, and Scarlett Anne Mayhorn, all of Franklin, NC.
William was a veteran of the Korean War from 1950-1955 while serving in the Army. He was a 50 year member and Past Master of the Blue Ridge Masonic Lodge #435, 50+ year member and Past Patron of the Highands Chapter #284 Order of Eastern Star, and served 20 years with the Highlands Volunteer Fire Department. William had a love of antique cars, especially A Models, and was a co-owner of Creswell’s Garage where he worked as a mechanic.
A service will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church in Highlands, NC. Burial will follow the service at Highlands Memorial Park Cemetery.