Funeral service celebrating the life of William B. "Bill" Estridge, Jr., 66, of Bethune, SC will be held at 2:00PM, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Timrod Baptist Church, Bethune, SC with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. James Wallace will officiate. Family will receive friends at 1:00PM in the church hall preceding the service.
Bill was born in Bethune, SC on October 4, 1945 to William B. Estridge, Sr. and Mary Hilton Estridge. He graduated from USC in 1963 with a B.S. in Accounting and was a member of Delta Sigma Phi .William worked for the IRS and HEW as an auditor. He also was a retired veteran and a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a devoted husband and father for 31 years. When his health permitted, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and going to their place at Murrell’s Inlet. Bill loved watching Christian television and was a long time member of Timrod Baptist Church in Bethune, SC.
Bill is survived by his wife, Linda G. Estridge; daughter, Christa Ballington of Charlotte; sisters, Libby E. Pate (Charles) of Lugoff, and Loretta N. Horton (Jackie) of Camden; nieces and nephews, Britt Pate (Pam) of Lugoff, Robert Horton (Terri) of Camden, and Deborah Horton of Columbia; great nieces and nephews, Andrew Pate, William Pate, Michael Horton, Daniel Horton, and Natalie Horton. He was predeceased by brothers, Bobby Newman and Robert Franklin Estridge.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the Estridge family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.