William Bill Corbitt Cushman

Published 2:28 pm Friday, June 11, 2010

William Bill Corbitt Cushman of Tryon was born in Montgomery County, Tenn., on August 4, 1916 to the late Ernest Wadell and Susan Bartlett Cushman. He is also preceded in death by his brother, GW and a sister, Ima Jean. He fell asleep in Jesus on Sabbath morning, August 5, 2010 at the home of his niece, Pat Corran, with whom he lived at 12 Carron Cove Lane, Tryon.

Bill married Mary Ellen Threadgill on February 2, 1942 and they were married for over 63 years. She passed away in April of 2005. He was an anesthetist for many years in Greenville, Tenn., and also practiced in several southern Florida cities.

Those he leaves behind are his son, Robert Eugene and wife Margo, in Sea Side, Ore., four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two brothers, Tom in California, and John B in Charlotte, Tenn., many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. He will be missed, but not forgotten.

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Condolences may be sent to his son at 1381 U. Ave Sea Side, Ore. 37138 or any memorial contributions may be made to, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr. Columbus, N.C. 28722. An online registry is available at www.ashevillemortuaryservices.com.