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William Jerry Patty, 67

William Jerry Patty, 67

William Jerry Patty, 67, of Mills River passed away Monday, March 17, 2014.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of Nancy Patty and the late William "Bill" Patty.

William served in both the US Army and Navy and was a long-term truck driver. He was a classic car and motorcycle enthusiast as well as an avid pool player.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Tracy Patty; grandson, Brendan Patty; brother, Larry Patty; sister, Evelyn Patty Tolhurst; and nephew, Cody Tolhurst.

A service will be held at a later date.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.