ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Alamance County Commission Bill Lashley died at 75 last week, according to his son.
Lashley died of complications from a stroke that he experienced on Thanksgiving night while celebrating the holiday with his family in Greensboro.
He served a total of 22 years as an Alamance County Commissioner.
He also was a Burlington City Councilman in the mid-80s.
He retired after 28 years with Lorillard where he was an engineer.
Lashley’s son described his father as a man of faith who believed in freedom for all and said his main goal while in office was to take care of the taxpayer.
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