CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- William John "Bill"Greiwe, 62, Charlotte, died Saturday, August 31, 2013, at his home.
He was born July 26, 1951, in Defiance, Ohio, a son of the late Robert John Greiwe and Nancy Hutchinson Greiwe. Bill received his bachelor of arts degree from Hiram College and master of business administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Calif.
Mr. Greiwe was the chief executive officer of Cheyenne International. As the head of a small company, Bill was active in all aspects of the business including marketing, product design and lobbying.
A service in celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte, with Father Frank O'Rourke officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the narthex at St. Gabriel.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Janet B. Greiwe; children, Ashley and Andrew; sister, Mary Thomsen, of London, England; and brother, James Greiwe, of Defiance, Ohio. He also leaves behind numerous family and friends.
Memorials may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6062 Albert Lea, MN 56007-6662, or online at www.wish.org.
J.B. Tallent Funeral Service, Charlotte, is assisting his family.