Scotty McCreery’s Grandfather Dies

Bill McCreery, Air Force Veteran, Was 86

Scotty McCreery took to Facebook Wednesday (Jan. 14) to remember his grandfather, who passed away on Sunday (Jan. 11). William James “Bill” McCreery, 86, died at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, North Carolina, after a brief illness.

Writing on Facebook, McCreery said:

A private graveside service will be held Thursday at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake, North Carolina.

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