Obituary

William Partin, Sr., the second child was born on January 23, 1946 in Raleigh, NC, Wake County, to the union of the late Otis Partin, Sr., and Mary Jones Partin. He departed this life on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 peacefully at home. He was preceded in death by his baby brother, Bobby R. Partin.

William attended Garner Consolidated School and graduated in 1963. He was named best dress in school. William always was a sharp dresser.

William moved to Philadelphia in 1977 and worked as an architect. Later, he was hired by the Board of Education as a bus driver and eventually was promoted to chaueffer for the Superintendent of the Board of Education. After retirement, he moved back to NC.

William joined Poplar Springs Christian Church at an early age and rejoined after he returned home. He was a member of the male choir and loved to sing. He attended church until his health failed.

William leaves to cherish his memory from the union of Rose Crowder Partin, four children, Cheryl Partin, William Partin, Jr., Stephanie (Eric) Davis all of Raleigh NC and Samuel Partin of Charlotte, NC. In 1980, William married Victoria Raines-Sistrunk. From this union one son, Christopher Lamont Partin; and one daughter, Tonya Latrice Sistrunk both from Philadelphia, PA. From the union with Barbara Tilgman, one daughter, Tara Partin of Philadelphia, PA; six brothers, Otis Partin, Jr, Robert (Dorothy) Partin, and James Partin all of Raleigh, NC, Larry (Arlene) Partin of Tampa FL, Michael (Vanessa) Partin of Canton, NC and Edward Partin of Raleigh, NC; two sisters, Mary Ann Partin and Martha Ruth (Eric) Cooper both of Raleigh, NC; special brother, Gordon (Ellen) Phillips of Garner, NC; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral service at 11:00 AM Tuesday June 12, 2018 at Polar Springs Christian Church, 6115 Old Stage Road Raleigh, NC preceded by a 10:00 AM visitation. Interment will follow at Poplar Springs Christian Church Cemetery.