September 20, 2019

Willard “Pete” Lee Mesimore

Willard “Pete” Lee Mesimore, 93, of Taylorsville, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Valley Nursing Center.

Willard was born March 8, 1926, in Alexander County, to the late Gus Mecimore and Sallie Goble Mecimore.

He was a US Army veteran and worked as a farmer. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church on Macedonia Church Road, Taylorsville.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Corrine Mecimore and Dorothy Mecimore Bebber; and a brother, Wilburn Reid Mecimore.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include two nieces, Glenna Yoder and husband Easton of Newton, and Valeria Gaines and husband David of Taylorsville; two nephews, Terry Bebber of Newton, and Ronald Mecimore and wife Martha of Taylorsville; and a number of great-nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, August 12, 2019 at Macedonia Baptist Church on Macedonia Church Road, Taylorsville, with full military honors accorded by Alexander County Veterans Honor Guard. Rev. Dan Spears will officiate.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Valley Nursing Home for their genuine care and love for the years of taking care of Willard.

Memorials may be made to: Macedonia Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Mesimore Family.

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