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Clarence Franklin Overton

Clarence Franklin Overton
  • July 5, 1933 - January 26, 2021
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made in his name to:
  • Charleston Electrical Contractors Association Scholarship Fund
    P. O. Box 60688
    North Charleston, SC 29419-0688

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“Russell, I just wanted you to know how sorry I am for the loss of your father. I remember so many of the young girls and boys that I taught, and...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Lois Voyles - CHARLESTON, SC

“I am so sorry about granddaddy. He was a wonderful and kind man. I hope the memories you all have will help you find peace during this stressful...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: TERRI SHANNON - CHARLESTON, SC

“From all of us at Premier Electrical Staffing, we would like to send our condolences to all the family. Praying for comfort for all the family. May...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Varity Poston - North Charleston, SC

“So very sorry to hear of Bill's passing, I worked with him for many years. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by so many people. RIP!! ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Paige Wetzel

“Patrick, I am so very sorry for you he loss of your grandfather. My condolences to you and your family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Michele Freeman - Summerville, SC

Air Force

Clarence "Bill" Overton, 87, of North Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 26, 2021. His graveside service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021, at the Carolina Memorial Gardens, 7113 Rivers Avenue at 1:00 pm. The family will receive family and friends Friday, January 29, 2021 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Clarence was born in Charleston, SC, July 5, 1933, son of the late Hobson Overton and the late Maryrose Mildred Watkins. He served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. Upon returning home to Charleston, he eventually started Overton Electric Company Inc., which was in business in Charleston from 1959 to 2011. He was a Past Master of the Franklin Chapter #96 of the Masonic Lodge and a Member of the Omar Shrine. Bill served as a former member of the SC National Guard, US Air Force and US Naval Reserve "Seabees." He was a Past President and member of the Charleston Electrical Contractors Association and a member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of South Carolina.He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Agnes K. Overton.

He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. He will be forever loved and missed by all.He is survived by five children: Theresa O. Keller of Taylors, SC, Cynthia O. Smith of Goldsboro, NC, Russell D. Overton of North Charleston, SC, Pamela O. Dulin (Michael) of Orange Park FL, and Clarence "Chet" Overton Jr. (Dana) of Summerville, SC. Seven grandchildren: Edwin P. "Dusty" Keller III, wife (Susan), Shannon K. Copper, husband (Anthony), Kiersten S. Tysinger, husband (Andrew), Patrick D. Overton, wife (Melissa), Joshua M. Dulin, Jeremiah M. Dulin (Tanya) and Clarence "Trey" Overton III. He has nine great-grandchildren: Ezra Keller, Levi Keller, Daisy Keller, Judah Copper, Hailey Overton, Ellie Overton, Nevaeh Dulin, Daisey Dulin, Mikey O'dell. One niece, Sonja Grinstead of Rock Hill, SC

Memorials may be made in his name to Charleston Electrical Contractors Association, Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 60688, North Charleston, SC 29419-0688.

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