2017-07-14 / Society

William C. “Bill” McCarter

William C. “Bill” McCarter, 76, of Columbia died, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Funeral services for Bill were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017, at Temples Halloran Funeral Home Chapel , 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212. Burial was in Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC 29072. The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Bill was born in Roanoke, Alabama. He was the son of the late William Cary McCarter and Myr t is Harper McCarter. Bill was a graduate of Opelika High School, class of 1959, and at tended Auburn University. He played on the basketball team, was in ROTC, and was voted “Most Popular of the Class.” Bill was an avid sports fan. He mostly enjoyed basketball and football. He also enjoyed al l types of music from Rock to R& B and he was a fan of NASCAR. He especial ly loved time with his family at the beach.

Surviving are his daughters: Lesley M. Kellett ( David) of Columbia and Chalice McGee (Will) of North Augusta; grandchildren: Bonnie Kellett and Chloe, William, and Alison McGee; nieces: Donna Muszynski of West Columbia and Ann Shulmister of San Jose, California. Bill was preceded in death by his son, Craig McCarter; brother, Ed McCarter; and nephew, Stephen Muszynski.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pets, Inc., PO Box 6394, West Columbia, SC 29171 or a charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to thank Agape Hospice Millennium Nursing Home and Nicole Jennings for their loving care of Bill.

Online condolences may be sent to www.templeshalloranfuneralhome.com

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