Obituary for William Inge (2021) – Greensboro, NC

Inge, William L. “Bill”

June 15, 1936 – May 4, 2021

Bill was born on June 15, 1936 in Farmville, VA, to Lawrence A. Inge and Christine Oliver Inge. He grew up in Crewe, VA, and graduated from Lynchburg College in 1957. He was employed at Owens Illinois and later at Babcock and Wilcox in their nuclear fuel division. In 1970 he moved to Greensboro, NC, where he was employed by the Lorillard Tobacco Company in their purchasing department and retired in 2002. Bill also served in the Virginia National Guard for eight years after being honorably discharged.

Bill was a member of the Forest Oaks Country Club and an avid golfer for 48 years. He particularly enjoyed the company and friendship of the retired senior citizens of Forest Oaks.

Bill loved the Lord and his church, the Southeast Baptist Church. He was a member of the Men’s Fellowship Class. He served as a deacon and in other Church services. Bill was a loving and devoted husband and father. He is survived by his 63 year old wife, Charlotte Burch Inge; his son Robert and wife Tracey Inge of Salisbury, North Carolina; Granddaughter Ashley and husband Matthew Brittain of Salisbury, North Carolina; and granddaughter Karcen Bowers of Ventnor City, New Jersey.

A memorial service will be held at Southeast Baptist Church, 5011 Liberty Road, Greensboro, NC on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2 p.m. to celebrate his life.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Southeast Baptist Church, 5011 Liberty Road, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27406, or Greensboro Hospice.

The Forbis & Dick Pleasant Garden Chapel serves the Inge family. Online condolences can be offered at

Published by Greensboro News & Record on May 7, 2021.

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