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William Alfred Port
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  • Chal Port Baseball Scholarship, The Citadel
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29409

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“So sorry to hear about Billy's passing. He was a wonderful person to all who knew him and he supported his family as much as anyone I'd ever seen....Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Josh Baker - North Charleston, SC

“The Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach Ministries would like to take this time extend our most heartfelt sympathies to you. We can hardly imagine...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Melissa Weeks-Richardson - Sumter, SC

“I was saddened to hear that Billy Port passed. I played football with him in the fall of 1971 and 1972 as a center for the St. Andrews Rocks. Billy...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: John Paul Jones III - Tucson, AZ

“I knew Billy through FMCC and he was always a pleasure to work a deal with.May God bless this family. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: William Hunt - Walterboro, SC

“Billy was a great friend as we worked together at Ford. I also watched him play baseball through his time. He & your Dad also coached my son in...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Annette Lapin-Hoff - Charleston, SC

“Billy was a great friend as we worked together at Ford. I also watched him play baseball through his time. He & your Dad also coached my son in...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Annette Lapin-Hoff - Charleston, SC

American Legion baseball team 1971,Billy Port was the team's catcher.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Bobby Eidson

“I had the privilege of being a teammate of Billy's on a very special baseball team in 1972. One of the reasons it was special was because Billy was...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: John Boineau - Hollywood, SC

“Billy was quite simply " a really good guy." I was fortunate to have played baseball against him and with him. Having him as a teammate resulted in a...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Alewine - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

“I remember playing baseball with Billy Port on the American Legion team. Billy was a great athlete in football and baseball. He always put out that...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Bobby Eidson - Moncks Corner, SC

“Having the privilege of growing up watching and learning from Billy has been a game changer. His compassion for the sports, knowledge of the...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Paul Wieters - Charleston, SC

“Like many old friends I was fortunate to play baseball with Billy ! He was a special person, a true team player I have wonderful memories of him.My...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Mickey Baldwin - James Island, SC

“Played a year of baseball with Billy at NC State. R.I.P. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Willette - Plymouth, MI

“If I had to pick someone to share a foxhole with during a war, I would pick Billy Port for two reasons. During battles he would fight as hard as...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Randy Johnson - Canton, GA

“So sorry to here of Billy's passing. We were teammates at NCSU playing baseball together. I had not seen Billy since graduating but was hopeful he...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Dempsey - Greensboro, NC

“You were so kind to me when I started at FMCC in Charleston & I thank you for that & you always made me laugh. RIP Billy. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Tami Langevin (formerly Richen) - CA

“Billy you will be missed. I will miss your texts about Kelly Bundy. We had a lot of laughs together over the years. Rest In Peace my friend. I...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Marsha Brown ( Cheek) - NC

William Alfred "Billy" Port, 63, lost his battle with cancer, but won his entrance into the Kingdom of Heaven on August 11, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Billy was born September 28, 1954 in Belleville, Illinois, the eldest son of the late Chalmers Marshall and Anna Mary Port. Billy was married to Nancy Chambers Port for 33 years and a lifelong member of John Wesley United Methodist Church. He graduated from St. Andrew's High School in 1973 where he was a standout athlete in baseball and football, scoring a touchdown every game of his senior year. Billy graduated from NCSU which he attended on an athletic scholarship for football and baseball. He was a catcher for the 1975 ACC Championship Baseball Team. Billy had a long finance career which ended with Ford Motor Credit, after 20 years of service. Billy remained an avid sports fan supporting his Wolfpack, the Falcons, and the Citadel Bulldogs, in honor of his father. He loved spending time with his family, walking his dog Chipper, and spending his weekends with his dear friends at 8th Street, Folly Beach.

Billy is survived by his daughter, Anna Catherine Port Stokes and husband Shaun Stokes of Charleston; his son, Madison Thomas Port of Charleston; his brother, Kenric E. Port of Atlanta, GA; his sister, Sharon Forrester of Charleston; and his sister, Laurie Rogers of Fort Mill. Billy was a beloved uncle to many nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents. Billy leaves behind family and friends that will miss his infectious laugh and love of life.

Memorials can be made to the Chal Port Baseball Scholarship, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 or Pet Helpers

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