William "Bill" Canup

Born: Fri., Dec. 30, 1921
Died: Wed., Jan. 13, 2010

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William “Bill” Canup, age 88, of Union Point, GA, died on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point. Son of the late William M. Canup and Lillie Wilson Canup, Bill was born on December 30, 1921 in Hall County. He attended Oglethorpe County Schools. During his working career, he was employed by Chipman Union in Union Point as a spinner and by Wellington Puritan Mill in Greensboro as a custodian. He was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Union Point. Bill is survived by a nephew, Glen Canup, Sr. and wife Nonie of Greensboro, GA; and a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Coy Canup, Roy Canup, Robert Canup, Eugene Canup, Ona Lackey, Myrtle Durham, Maebell Johnson and Marie Lankford. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church with Bruce Lovin officiating. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Laura Burden
   Posted Thu January 14, 2010
Nonie, Glenn and Amber, I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Bill. I will always remember him riding around with all of you and always being so quite. You are all in our prayers.

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Sat January 16, 2010
We were so sorry to hear of your loss.We used to watch him and Mr. Roy plow their mules and horses.

Becky Cronic
   Posted Sun January 17, 2010
We were sorry to hear of your recent loss. We will continue to keep all of you in our prayers. Becky and Jeff Cronic

Teressa Gentry
   Posted Tue January 19, 2010
Noni, Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. He will be missed by all who knew him. Tee