William Roy Sherman

July 4, 1942 - August 4, 2009

07/04/1942 - 08/04/2009

Past Services

Friday August 07, 2009
Hendersonville Pentacostal Holiness Church
991 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Saturday August 08, 2009
2:00 pm
Hendersonville Pentacostal Holiness Church
991 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731

William “Roy” Sherman, 67, of East Flat Rock, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

A native and life-long resident of Henderson County, he was a son of Grace “Texie” Marshall Sherman and the late William Sherman.

After 38 years of dedicated service, he retired from Federal Paper Board / Shorewood Packaging.

He was owner of R.V. Tractor, Tools and Motorsports and was a member of Hendersonville Pentecostal Holiness Church.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a sister, Joy Belle Jones; grandchildren, Emma, Hunter and Hawk Sherman and his mother and father in-law, Archie and Frances Waldrup.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Verlin Waldrup Sherman; a son, William David Sherman and his fiancÈ, Savannah; two brothers, Johnny Sherman and his wife Marilyn and Troy Sherman and his wife Frances all of East Flat Rock; a sister, Catherine McMinn of Flat Rock; five grandchildren, Autumn, Kasey, Pressley, Hyatt and Bayleigh Sherman and several nieces and nephews.

He was a loving son, husband, father and papaw who will be greatly missed.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Saturday at Hendersonville Pentecostal Holiness Church. Rev. Anthony Craver and Rev. Allen Rash will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 pm Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent to “Back Pack Ministries” C/O Hendersonville Pentecostal Holiness Church. 991 Upward Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Verlin Sherman
8 years ago

Dearest Roy, I love and miss you so much. No more pain and suffering, and in the presence of our Lord and Savior is of great comfort to me.Until I see you again,BHK all my sweet memories and your love keeps me going. See you soon.I will always love you. Verlin

chris & Joyce Maggert
8 years ago

Praying for the family !!!

John Ogletree
8 years ago

I am honored to have known and worked with Roy. He was always willing to offer wise advice and support. A true leader and a master of folding carton makereadies. I remain forever grateful for the support and guidance afforded to me.

Indeed, Roy is dwelling in the peace and glory of the House of the Lord.

Candy & Bill Watson
8 years ago

To the family of Roy Sherman-

Our thought and prayers are with you. He will be missed. May Jesus give all of you comfort during this time.

Roland and Lois Hoots
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are

with you in the passing of your loved one. I have known

Roy for many years. He will

be missed by all who knew him.

Sharon Pressley
8 years ago

Verlin, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I’ll miss Roy’s sweet smile and his hugs. He loved the Lord and now he’s home with Him! Hallelujah for his homeoming!

sally and chris chalmers
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Roy was a gentle man. He will be greatly missed. He was a good man to work with at Federal Paperboard and International Paper. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Dennis & Ashley Sass
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. Keep God in your heart and he will guide you through these difficult times.