HENDERSON — William C. Burwell, of Henderson, transitioned Jan. 1, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Vance County to Clarence and Janie Howard Burwell.

In addition to his parents, William is preceded in death by a sister Margaret B Crews; and a brother, Harold H. Burwell.

He is survived by two daughters, Nicole Wright and Victoria Holden-Richardson; his companion, Katie Purnell; two sisters, Barbara B. Drakeford and Carolyn B. Baskerville; one brother, Clarence D. Burwell; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family is requesting limited visitation at the home with the wearing of a face mask and gloves due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

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