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In Memory of

William Earl Sechler

December 22, 1923 - June 9, 2017

Obituary


William Earl Sechler, age 93, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Earl was born on December 22, 1923 in Landis, North Carolina to the late WC and Dessie Nance Sechler.

He came to Charlotte in 1932 where he attended Tech High School, graduating in 1943. He entered the Army immediately upon graduation. He had basic training in Louisiana before being sent to North Africa with the 739th Engineers. Later he served with the 106th Infantry. He was discharged in November 1945.

Earl attended Charter Junior College in Kansas and later Appalachian...

William Earl Sechler, age 93, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Earl was born on December 22, 1923 in Landis, North Carolina to the late WC and Dessie Nance Sechler.

He came to Charlotte in 1932 where he attended Tech High School, graduating in 1943. He entered the Army immediately upon graduation. He had basic training in Louisiana before being sent to North Africa with the 739th Engineers. Later he served with the 106th Infantry. He was discharged in November 1945.

Earl attended Charter Junior College in Kansas and later Appalachian State where he graduated in 1950 before starting his career in teaching. He later worked as a Supervisor for Budweiser Beer.

He was an active member of the VFW Post 9488 where he served as Trustee until death.

Earl is survived by his only relative, a niece, Linda Sechler Law of Richfield, NC.

In addition to his parents, Earl is preceded in death by his wife, June Crawford Sechler and siblings, Norman and Gene.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:00 am at Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227.

Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.