William Ivester Obituary

William (Red) Ivester
"Loving Father & Pappy"
William (Red) Ivester

April 26, 1948 - February 10, 2012
Resided in Canton, NC
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William Lloyd "Red" Ivester, age 63, died on Friday, February 10, 2012 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

A resident of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Ernest Carroll "Red" and Neil Ann Allen Ivester. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Allen Todd "Sandy" Ivester. Red was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and he enjoyed Pisgah football and the Atlanta Braves.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Ann Beaty Ivester; a daughter, Kristy Ivester Sorrells and her husband, Dustin, of Canton; a son, Clay Ivester and his wife, Cary, of Canton; and nine grandchildren, Dakota and Joseph Sorrells, Shay, Ryan, Gavin "Stamey", Riley, Samantha, Savannah, and Lilly Jo Ivester.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012 at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Reverend Bruce Cayton officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Eliada Home for Children, P.O. Box 1708, Asheville, NC 28816.

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Funeral Home
Wells Funeral Home - Canton
3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC United States 28716
Oak Grove Baptist Church
Canton, NC 28716
Monday, February 13, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
39 Robinson Road
Clyde, NC 28721
Monday, February 13, 2012
6:00 PM


Eliada Home for Children
P.O. Box 1708
Asheville, NC 28816