William "Billy" Dill PDF Print E-mail

William Clair “Billy” Dill, 86, of Prosperity, widower of Pauline King Dill, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Prisma Health Baptist at Parkridge.

Born on March 24, 1933 in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Perry Dill and Mary Hammett Mullinax. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and retired from Epting-Ballenger Corporation and Georgia Pacific. Mr. Dill was a member of Enoree Baptist Church, a Mason, a Shriner of the Hejaz Temple.

He is survived by daughters, Debra (Kenny) Bowen of Casar, NC, Rena (Curt) Hollifield of Kings Mountain, NC and Sherry Bedenbaugh of Prosperity; a brother, Donnie Joe (Betty) Dill of Greenville; his dedicated companion, Willie; grandchildren, Billy (Marianna) Bowen, Brantlee Parker, Corie (Aaron) Franklin and Alex Bedenbaugh; great-grandchildren, Zoie Franklin, Kingsley Franklin, Tiffany Nickle, Taylor Hammond, Austin Bowen, Kyler Bowen, Mason Bowen and Amber Stanley and faithful caregiver, Mary Bookman. He was predeceased by grandsons, Ricky Bowen and Will Bedenbaugh and sisters, Louise Dill and Julia Martin .

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:30 – 2:30 pm at the funeral home. The family will be at the home of Aaron and Corie Franklin, 131 Holly Point Road, Prosperity. Memorials may be made to the Will Power Foundation, 262 Ira Kinard Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pallbearers will be Aaron Franklin, Alex Bedenbaugh, Billy Bowen, Sammy Lanford, Kenny Bowen and Marvin King.

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#26 Christy White Jones 2019-06-04 11:11
So sorry to hear of your lose. May you find comfort in the memories that surround you.
#25 Connie Baker 2019-05-23 23:58
Debra & Renee,
Was so sorry to hear that your Daddy has passed away. You & your family will remain in my thoughts & my prayers in the days to come. I didn’t know your Daddy but I’ve heard so many good things about him from the things you have said. God will wrap his loving arms around you & comfort you & your family. Love you so much!!!
Connie Baker
#24 Linda W Chapman 2019-05-21 09:51
Sherry and family, So sorry to hear about your father's passing. I am glad I got to meet him and shack his hand at my brother {Randal Wicker} funeral home visit. My prayer's and thoughts are with you all.
#23 Karen Lindler Smith 2019-05-20 09:44
Sherry and Family, May God Be With You And Your Family During This Difficult Time! Love, Joey and Karen Lindler Smith
#22 Julia Easterlin 2019-05-19 20:59
Debra, Renee, Sherry, & Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your precious father. May God’s Love and Peace bring each of you much comfort.
With deepest sympathy,
Julia Easterlin
#21 Billy & Edith Morris 2019-05-19 17:04

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Remember all the good times
Billy and Edith Morris
#20 Pam Bush 2019-05-18 19:00
Deepest sympathy to all the family. You're in our thoughts and prayers!
#19 Jerry & Karen Sink M 2019-05-18 10:38
Debra and family, Thoughts and prayers for you all. Jerry and Karen
#18 Sammie C Graham 2019-05-17 18:55
My deepest sympathy to the family of Mr Billy. He was loyal to his country and family and loved them so very dearly. My love and prayers for comfort and peace for all that knew and loved him. We all know he was a good man and he has a special place in Heaven.
#17 Maxine Howell 2019-05-17 13:39
Girls so sorry about Billy. We had a good conservation a couple of weeks ago. Had planned on coming but Julie was coming and she has pneumonia. You are in my prayers

#16 Neal & Kathey Eargle 2019-05-17 13:32
Uplifting prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. So sorry for your family's loss.
#15 Barbara Hawkin 2019-05-17 11:18
Just know you are love and are in my prayers. Prayers that God gives each the strength in the way that soothes them best sending prayers always
#14 Jackie Haltiwanger 2019-05-17 09:12
Rena, Sherry and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Billy's passing. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. He will truly be missed. Love Jackie
#13 Linda B Richardson 2019-05-16 20:51
Dear Sherry, Debra, Rena’ & family

So Sorry for your loss you all are in our prayers
May God wrap his arms around you all and comfort each of you during this time of grief
You all are loved
Linda Richardson
#12 Doug Hipp 2019-05-16 20:08
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Billy’s passing. All I have is fond memories of a very kind man.
#11 Kathy Lail 2019-05-16 18:21
Debra and Kenny, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you.
#10 Robbie Koon DeFreese 2019-05-16 18:17
Renee, Sherry & Family, so sorry to hear about your Dad. You
& your Family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Dan & Robbie
#9 David & Lynn Riber 2019-05-16 17:12
Renee, Sherry and Family,
You have our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you.
#8 Stacey Templin 2019-05-16 16:49
We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Love: Jared, Stacey, Ethan, and Natalie Templin.
#7 Brenda Coleman 2019-05-16 10:34
Sherry,Rena,Deb ra! Our hearts are broken for u all!!! Mr. Billy was a wonderful man, and i know u all will miss him like crazy. BUT he is happier now than hes ever been because he is in heaven dancing with his Mrs.Polly!! If any of u need anything please let me know. I truly loved your mom n dad!! Prayers to u all!!!
#6 Rhiannon Larsen 2019-05-16 08:27
We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Billy. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Sending our love.
Rhiannon, Jeremy, Mya, and Alli
#5 Brenda Coleman 2019-05-16 08:10
Sherry and Rena and Debra, Tim and I were heartbroken when we learned of your Dad's passing. Both he and Mrs. Pauline were great patents! Yall were very lucky to have had them! But why we r left to mourn your Daddy is the HAPPIEST man in the world right now! HE'S DANCING WITH HIS POLLY!! WE LOVE U ALL,AND WE R HEAR IF U NEED ANYTHING! May God bless u!!
#4 Donna Cotney Berley 2019-05-16 07:33
My parents thought the world of Mr. Billy and Pauline. I remember my mother being very sick when Pauline died. What a wonderful reunion in Heaven. I am so very sorry for your entire family. My sympathy and prayers are extended to each of you.
#3 Rose&Chuck Meadows 2019-05-16 07:21
We are so sorry to hear about Mr.Billy, sending prayers to your family.
#2 Sheriff Lee Foster 2019-05-16 05:52
What a shock to learn of Mr. Billy's passing. We are so sorry for your family's loss. Mr. Billy was always so kind and jovial. He knew how to enjoy life and share that joy. Our sympathy is extended to your family as you go through this time of grief. Lee, Carol, Joseph, and Amelia
#1 Jean Bedenbaugh 2019-05-15 17:46
I am sorry to hear about Mr Billy. He was a great man who loved his family. Another special angel watching over you.