William Grant Flowers

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“Shuny and Fran were sad to learn of the passing of one of our oldest friends..Wish we had known he was sick at an earlier time. Fran and Fatman were...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Frances & Shuny Brittain - NC

“Bill became a neighbor of mine about 10 years ago and we are so grateful to have moved in beside him. Figs, tomatoes and those occasional ears of...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Ference - Raleigh, NC

“No one else like The Fatman!He taught me his basic step in 1957 and I like Bill saw no need to ever change it.Brush 123 123 brush has stood the test...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Raymond Hassell - Beaufort, NC


4 of 12 | Posted by: Raymond Hassell - Beaufort NC

“The "Fat Man" was a long time friend and Kappa Sigma Nu, that established the Eta Beta Chapter of Sigma Nu at ECU. He was a loyal brother and shall...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: T. Jerry Williams - Raleigh, NC

“I met Bill in 1990 when I came from Richmond to be the General Manager at Raleigh Country Club. We shared a lot of great times. He served on the...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Bill had a lot of friends, especially here in North Myrtle Beach. He had a vast knowledge and recollection of the old R&B songs that was absolutely...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Marion Suitt - North Myrtle Beach, SC

“We've lost a great member of the Pirate Nation. The Flowers family is in my prayers during this difficult time. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Phillips - Winston-Salem, NC


9 of 12 | Posted by: Jo Ann Edwards - Raleigh, NC

“Billy "Fatman" Flowers, one of a kind. Great friend and best companion on any trip. So sad to see him go. My condolences to the family. Tom Stevens ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Billy will be greatly missed by all of us in the Wayland Group at RCC. He was a special guy and always kept us laughing with his great sense of...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Oliver - Raleigh, NC

“Our condolences to Bill's family. He was a great guy and will long be remembered. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: wallace mangum - fuquay varina, NC


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William was born on February 20, 1938 and passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017.

William was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing.

He was Graduating high school from Edwards Military Institute.

William was married to Barbara.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday April 22 2017 at 11 AM at Trinity Baptist Church 4815 Six Forks Rd Raleigh NC. Prior to the service the family will receive visitors from 10-11 AM.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Trinity Baptist Church or Transitions LifeCare formerly Hospice of Wake County.

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