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“So sorry for your loss. We just found out today. We would liked to have been at his funeral service. Much love to all your family. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Patsy and Rudy Matthews - SC

“Ed and all of the family,I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. May all of you find peace at this difficult time. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Mark & Janet, my sincere condolences on Mr.Mac's passing, I worked with him downtown many years ago and was actually your neighbor when you were...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Lappe

“I was so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Burk - Charleston, SC

“My deepest sympathy goes out to you all. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad. I am Carol Burk (oldest daughter of Anne and Harry Burk). I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Burk - Charleston, SC

“I was so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I have fond memories of both your mom and dad. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Burk - Charleston, SC

“Mark & Janet, my sincere condolences for Mr.Mac's passing, I worked with him downtown many years ago and when you both married, I was also your...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Lappe - Charleston, SC


William "Bill" E. McCorkle, 93, of Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Virginia McMillan McCorkle entered into eternal rest Wednesday, January 20, 2021. His graveside service will be held Monday, January 25, 2021, in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Bill was born on September 19, 1927, in Charleston, son of the late William Perry McCorkle and Ida Jachens McCorkle. He was a devoted husband and father. Bill was married to the love of his life for 71 years. He and his wife Virginia were charter members of Martin Luther Lutheran Church. Bill was a World War II Naval Veteran.

He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia; and his sister, Miriam M. Lancaster. Bill is survived by three sons: William E. McCorkle, Jr., (Sylvia) of Troy, VA, L. Edward McCorkle (Page) of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Robert B. McCorkle (Terry) of Jacksonville, FL; and one daughter, Janet M. Kruger (Mark) of James Island, SC: six grandchildren: Shellie, Aimee, Miles, Katie, Mark and Erich, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 1605 Harbor View Road, James Island, SC, 29412.