Serving in the US Army, was selected to the 2nd US Army
All-Star Softball team and played in the All Army National Tournament
Returned to and graduated from Morganton High School
as President of the Senior Class.
Graduated from Lenoir Rhyne, Hickory NC
Coached the Rotary Midget Basketball team.
Coached an all-star team that finished second in the
NC State Tournament.
Supervised the baseball program each summer. During this time,
the program developed into one of the State’s leading youth baseball
programs which continued for decades. Bill’s emphasis on the
development of baseball skills as well as stressing life skills provided
a strong basis for the player’s futures.
Morganton Young Man of The Year
Morganton Man of the Year
Burke County Board of Health (Chairman) 18 years
W.P.C.C. Trustee 12 Years Chairman 1 year
One of the founders and Chairman Burke Mission Station 20 years
Chairman Building Committee North Morganton United Methodist Church
Chaired installed team for the Ben Long Fresco – COMMA
Retired Assistant Comptroller Great Lakes Carbon Corporation