The Valdosta Daily Times
William L. (Bill) Parmelee Jr., 78, of Valdosta died Friday, July 19, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Lancaster, Penn. on Aug. 28, 1934 to the late William L. Parmelee, Sr. and Miriam McKonly Parmelee and had lived in Valdosta for 40 years. Mr. Parmelee retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church. After retirement from the military he had worked at SAFT America, Video 2001, Valdosta Mall and First State Bank.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Kathleen F. Parmelee; one son and daughter-in-law, William (Bill) Parmelee, III and Katherine Califf; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vicky and Harry Sewell, Denise and Bobby Brogdon all of Valdosta; grandchildren, Brooke Alexander and her husband, Timmy Alexander of Valdosta, William (Bo) Parmelee IV of Valdosta, Jamie Romero and her husband, Ralph Romero of Chattanooga, Tenn., Nicholas Brogdon, Dusty Sewell both of Valdosta; sister, Gloria Montoyo of Bloomingburg, N.Y.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 21, 2013 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Willis officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.