William Junaluska

Obituary of William Davis Junaluska

William D. Junaluska of Cherokee died on September, 27, 2021 with his wife, Marie Junaluska, by his side. William was born in Cherokee on December 30, 1946 to the late Arch Junaluskie Sr. and Wilma Taylor Junaluska. He was a lifelong resident of Cherokee, North Carolina. Mr. Junaluska is survived by his wife Marie Junaluska; two daughters, Sonya Wachacha (David), and Nina Junaluska (Brandon); eight siblings, Clark Junaluska (Elista Long), Carmen Junaluska (Sweet), Dennis Junaluska (Marlene Brown), Arch Junaluska Jr. (Faye), Paul Junaluska (Rudi), Carol Junaluska McAbee (Charles), Carl Junaluska, (Teresa), and Mark Junaluska (Lisa); eight grandchildren, Cory Junaluska (Jada), Kyzik Wachacha, Jace Wachacha, Samara Lambert, Amani Wachacha, Mikah Lambert, Milla Lambert, and Hisgi Anisenisi Wachacha; one great grandchild Genesis Junaluska; a special cousin Janie Owle (Janie Rabbit); a special nephew Patrick D. Kazhe (Rooster); and a special aunt, Lucy Bigmeat. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandmother, Cecelia S. Taylor, five aunts, Hazel Taylor, Martha Taylor, Lillian Thompson, Sallie Locust, and Winnie Cole; five uncles, William Taylor, Cecil Taylor, Paul Mitchell Taylor, Gilbert R. Taylor; and Mark Junaluska, Sr.; one brother Jimmy; and one sister Mary Junaluska-Kazhe. Bill was a devoted father granddad and great granddad. He enjoyed driving and traveling and making an adventure of life. He loved to talk to everyone and could always make you smile and laugh and brighten your day. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Pastors Greg Morgan and Keith Carson will officiate. Burial will follow at Standingdeer Family Cemetery. Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Rock Springs Baptist Church on Friday, October 1, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm. Crisp Funeral Home is assisting the Junaluska family with arrangements.
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Friday
1
October

Visitation

5:00 pm
Friday, October 1, 2021
Rock Springs Baptist Church
129 Old Gap Road
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Saturday
2
October

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Rock Springs Baptist Church
129 Old Gap Road
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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