William “Bill” Charles Flowers, 81, of Canton, Georgia, formerly of Smyrna, Georgia, passed away, Monday, June 30, 2014 at his home. William was born November 23, 1932 in Smyrna, Georgia to Charles Wesley Flowers and Virginia Motter Flowers. He graduated from Smyrna High School in 1950. On May 5, 1954 he was called to duty to serve in the U.S. Naval Reserves. William retired from Lockheed in 1994 after 44 years of service. He enjoyed going to car shows, restoring his 1952 Ford pick-up, reading hot rod magazines and spending time with his children and grandchildren. William is survived by his wife Sue S. Flowers, daughter Angela Pugh and her husband Tommy Pugh of Canton, Georgia, son Mike Flowers and his wife Mechelle Flowers of Acworth, Georgia, step-daughter Kara Taylor and her husband James Taylor of Muscle Shoals, Alabama and step-son Ken Dunn and his wife Melanie Dunn of Woodstock, Georgia and thirteen grandchildren; Amanda Pugh, Ashley Pugh, Brady Flowers and his wife Sarah Flowers, Stephen Flowers, Marcus Flowers, Clinton Flowers, Austin Franklin, Katelyn Flowers, Hailey Taylor, Hannah Taylor, Corey Dunn, Connor Dunn and Collin Dunn. He was preceded in death by his parents and his baby son Ricky Flowers. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 3 at Carmichael Funeral Home, 2950 King Street, Smyrna, Georgia 30080, with Pastor Dr. Johnny M. Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at New Smyrna Cemetery in Smyrna. Friends may visit from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday July 2nd at the funeral home.
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