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William David McVey

September 6, 1992 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 29)


William David McVey, 29, passed away on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021. Will was multifaceted and held a wide range of interests. An avid reader and deep thinker, he possessed an insatiable appetite for knowledge. Will was multilingual and loved learning new languages as a gateway to new cultures. Will loved to travel, meet new people, and sample foreign cuisine to broaden his global perspective. Always a proponent of physical fitness, Will enjoyed cycling and practicing judo at Bushido Judo School of Burlington, NC, where he earned his brown belt. Judo was a convergence of Will's interests that engaged him on multiple levels. He was able to learn from others at his dojo, compete in tournaments, and enhance his understanding of Japanese culture. He had a handsome smile and magnetic presence that was endearing. Will was enamored with animals of all shapes and sizes his entire life. He kept a variety of pets throughout the years, but his chiweenie, Lolly, was his constant companion from whom he was inseparable.

Will is survived and was cherished by his mother and father, Eve and Samuel McVey of Burlington, NC; brother, Benjamin McVey (Elizabeth Najera) of Elon, NC; sisters, Emily McVey (Marco Mazzurco) of Brooklyn, NY and Grace McVey of Greenville, NC; grandmother, Ellen Sinclair of Burlington, NC; grandparents, Barbara and Guy Sinclair of St. Petersburg, FL; and his adoring girlfriend, Samantha Divens of Willow Spring, NC, whom he loved immensely. He is preceded by his grandparents, Gloria McVey and Thomas McVey.

Arrangements entrusted to Piedmont Cremation & Funeral Service of Graham, NC.

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