John William “Bill” Cheers

December 14, 1945 - November 30, 2012
John William “Bill” Cheers

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John William “Bill” Cheers, 66 of Wilmington passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 after an extended illness.

He was born on December 14, 1945 in Carteret County, NC to the late Kenneth Frank Cheers and Ruby Faye Simmons Cheers.

Bill was retired from Yellow Freight Lines as a professional truck driver with 35 years of service as a driver and member of the Teamsters Union.

Bill is survived by brothers, David Cheers, and Mathew Cason, sisters, Carol Cheers, and Sherry McVay; nieces, April and Ashlen Cheers; step-mother Mary Cheers; special cousins Jimmy, Pam, and Cecile; special friends, Butch and Terri Jackson, and Aaron Austin.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to New Hanover County Humane Society or Goodwill.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • December 04, 2012
    Jim & Joyce Bradley says:
    We have lost a beloved member of our extended family. We shall miss Bill.