Mr. William Reliford, 50, of Raleigh, North Carolina departed this earthly on Sunday, April 29, 2018.

William B. Reliford was born to the late William Leon Reliford and Mae Emma Reliford on July 8, 1967 in Cleveland, NC. William was also preceded in death by his sister, Helen Jordan and his grandson, Elijah King McKinney.

William received his education in the public schools of Salisbury, NC. He worked manufacturing jobs in Salisbury, NC and then decided to take a job in Raleigh, NC where he and his wife, Deborah A. Reliford decided to call home. His last place of employment was MATS Sensors in Cary, NC, where his position as a team leader ended after his illness.

William as called “Bro” by his family members but most of his friends called him “Will.”

Bro’s hobby was fishing but his passion was cooking and eating. He loved watching Chopped, Storage Wars, and any kind of survivor shows; oh how he loved the Dallas Cowboys.

Date night for Bro was to cook and eat a good meal and watching a good movie, sitting on the couch with his wife, Deborah.

William B. Reliford leaves to cherish his memories; his devoted wife, Deborah Reliford; daughter, Latasha Carr; stepchildren, Alisha, Frederick, Micheal, and Tyron; fifteen grandchildren; mother, Mae Emma Reliford; brother, Calvin Reliford; sister, Phyllis Pettiford; mother-in-law, Alice Hoyle; father-in-law, Joe
Hoyle, Sr.; brothers-in-law, Kevin Pettiford and Joe Hoyle, Jr.; sister-in-law, Malinda Hoyle; nephews, nieces, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service 2:00 PM Saturday May 5, 2018 at the C.A. Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel preceded by a 1:00 PM visitation.