April 12, 1946 ~ November 29, 2014

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

William "Bud" L. Spillars, 68, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Mission Hospital. Mr. Spillars was born in Buncombe County to the late Roy and Nora Owenby Spillars. He was much loved and will be missed by all who knew him. He was kind to all and knew no stranger. He was willing to help anyone who needed help. He is survived and missed by his sister, Jean McHone; nephew, Scott McHone; niece Helen Osteen (Paul); great nephew, Lee McCrain; great nieces, Lakota McHone and Alanna McCrain and three great-great nephews and one great-great niece. He is also survived by his good breakfast buddies known as the "ROMEO Club" Retired Old Men Eating Out. A memorial service will be held at Mills Gap Baptist Church on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Reverend Jeff Wilkie officiating. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mills Gap Baptist Church, 370 Mills Gap Rd, Asheville, NC 28803 or to Memorial Mission Heart Center, https://connect.missionfoundation.org/for-heart

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  1. My uncle Bud was a very special person in my life. As a young teenager he was always there for me. As I grew even more say. I will always miss his smile when I would see him. Hey girl are words I will never hear again but I know he will never suffer again.

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  2. deepest sympathy to your family from the willis family(romayne turner, and sue willis rupert. thoughts and prayers are with you

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  3. Buddy will be very missed at the feed in seed always taking the best pictures and sitting and talking. He was a great man and will be missed a great deal

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  4. Oh my goodness, Jean, I am so very sorry to hear about Bud’s passing. He was always a very special ‘Fletcher Person’ in my life as also you were & are.We all were born & raised in Fletcher, and were so proud that we were. I loved every time that I saw him down at the F & S, he would always run up & hug me, and ask me how I was. I know the pictures that he always took down there, will be cherished by everyone, who has ever gone there, and knows what that special ‘historic place’ means to each & every one of us who were born & raised in Fletcher,and we all were so proud to be here, as Bud always was. I will miss him so much & I am praying for you & your son & family. I know also that you will miss him so much, but he is in a beautiful heavenly home now & we will all see him again, very soon. Love to you always, Shirley Bailey Smith

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  5. ‘Bud’ William was my 1st cousin. Even though I haven’t seen him in several years, we posted almost daily on FB. All his family and friends have my prayers and sympathy….especially Jean! RIP
    Doris Spillars Spires
    Conyers, Ga

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  6. Rex and I are so sorry to hear of Bud’s passing, he was such a nice guy. He will be missed. Praying for his family and friends at this difficult time.

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  7. Bud- William surely will be missed by his church family!! He was such a loving, carey and friendly person to know!! All the family and friends are in my prayers!!

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  8. So sorry to heard about my ‘buddy’s’ passing. I miss talking to him once or twice a week. I wasn’t able to come to come to the memorial service but we especially want Jean to know we are here for her.
    Don & Millicent Spillars
    Jacksonville, Florida

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