Reverend Robert E. Sherrill, 87, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Friday, September 2, 2016.
A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Munday Alexander and Ethel Louise Wilson Sherrill and was raised by his late grandparents, Rev. Joseph and Sarah Wilson. He graduated from Swain High School in 1947.
He was a retired Air Force veteran having served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and received the Bronze Star as well as numerous awards. He was a Southern Baptist minister for 35 years. He was a loving husband and father.