William F. Haake ’42

William Francis Haake, 92, was called by God on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 4, 1921 in Queens, New York, a son of the late William G. Haake and Anna Neubert Haake.

Mr. Haake served in Marines during WWII as a captain. He was a member of Masonic Lodge – Steele Creek in Charlotte. He was a member of VFW #10420 in Murrells Inlet, a member of DAV of Conway and Captain of the Charlotte police department reserve unit.

He was a member of Tilly Swamp Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, who will be greatly missed.

Mr. Haake is survived by his wife Cecile Mckenzie Haake of the home; four sons, Jerry W. Pond of Conway, Billy Haake II, Richard A Haake (Carolyn) and Eric Frank Haake (Karen); one daughter, Arrenna Hernandez of Conway; one brother, Col. Arthur H. Haake of Virginia; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.