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Walter Bilbro, Jr.
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  • Trinity United Methodist Church
    273 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“My ' Dear' Friend,We have been friend's for 55 years, and I cherished your friendship and love. I will love you till the end of my days.God Bless You...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Kelley - Columbia, SC

“Please accept my sincere condolences. Walter was such a kind, generous and great lawyer. He is missed, and we are forever grateful for his kindness. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Cynthia O'Dell - Charleston, SC

“My prayers for the Bilbro family. I am in shocked and would of been there today. Walter was my best friend and will be greatly missed. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Cameron - Walterboro, SC

“My prayers for the Bilbro family. Walter was the best friend I ever had. He will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Cameron - Walterboro, SC

“40 years worth of memories just don't fit in this tiny box. Walter knew I loved to watch him in court and he allowed me to go with him many times. ...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Margaret Mcbride-Turner - Cross, SC

“I am stunned to to hear of the loss of Walter. He is well remembered from our high school days. My condolences are with you. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Sandra Shealy Greene - Lexington, SC

“Walter was a zealous and effective advocate for his clients. He will certainly be missed. Walter and his family are in our thoughts and prayers....Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie Condon - SC - Friend

“Walter and I graduated from St. Andrew's High school in 1959.Both grew up in the Crescent and our families had many connections.His mother, Corrie,...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Dickson Robinson - Lexington, SC

“To Kevin, Brian, Grace and Ed: I was absolutely stunned to learn of Walter's death. We were good friends and all attended Trinity United Methodist...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Sheri Ammons Ackerman - SC

“Walter and I were young attorneys who tried a number of cases against each other years ago. Walter was a fierce advocate for his clients but an...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Dewey Wise - Green Pond, SC

“Sorry for your loss. Walter was so smart with keeping up with the new laws and all of the case law. We had a lot of good times together. He would...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Randy Knight - Trenton, SC

“My heartfelt sympathies to Brian and Kevin. Walter was a large presence in the community and had a great jovial personality. Sending love and...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Karla Lynes - CHARLESTON, SC

“I am sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was a great person who touched so many people's lives. Once you met Walter, you would never forget. I...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Nanette Piccirillo - Charleston, SC

“Brian, Kevin, Grace and Ed. My sincerest condolences for your great loss. I was deeply saddened by the death of Walter and I'm still in complete...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Frank Proietti - Charleston, SC

“Brian and Kevin, My family and I were so sorry to hear the sad news about your dad. We have many wonderful memories of times spent together starting...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Reeves - Charleston, SC

“We love you and the family so much and we send our deepest sympathy. Praying for peace and strength, comfort and love to surround you all. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Amanda Bluestein - Chapin, SC

Walter Bilbro, Jr., 78, of Charleston, South Carolina entered into eternal rest Friday, January 17, 2020. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday in the West Ashley Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Walter was born May 24, 1941 in Jacksonville, Florida, son of the late Walter Bilbro and Corrie Jaycocks Bilbro. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Walter additionally held a Master's Degree from USC and was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was a career attorney, serving for more than 48 years.

Walter is survived by his sons: Paul Kevin Bilbro of Charleston, SC and Walter Brian Bilbro of Columbia, SC; sister, Grace Bilbro Freeman of Charleston, SC; and five grandchildren: Tyler, Reagan, Henley, Elena, and Esabella.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 273 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.