Mr. Gheesling was a member of Myers Park Baptist Church. He was a 1952 graduate of Central High School and Davidson College, class of 1955, and was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Mr. Gheesling was associated with Douglas Aircraft and retired from Carolina Foods after 21 years of service.
He is survived by a brother, William Carl Gheesling; nephew, Carl Gheesling (Laura); great-niece and nephew, Isabella and Carlton; niece, Kappy Lapides (William); and great-nephew, Bennett Lapides.
Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park were private for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice
Condolences may be offered at www.harryandbryantfuneralhome.com.