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William Floyd Whitfield, Sr.

William Floyd Whitfield, Sr.
  • November 16, 1928 - July 28, 2018
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church
    2014 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414

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“My first encounter with Mr. Whitfield clearly displayed his generosity. I was serving at the campus minister here at CSU and we had several students...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Clark Carter - Summerville, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Praying that you feel the comfort of our Heavenly Father as you grieve. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Amy Niebuhr - IOP, SC

“Tim, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Prayers for you and your family during this time of sadness. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Grayson Buddin - SC

“Jim and Amanda, i'm very sorry to hear of Floyd's passing. I know you'll miss him terribly. Thinking of you both.Eric Keen ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Eric Keen - Hanahan, SC

“My heartfelt condolences to the Whitfield family. May the God of all comfort be with you. --Matthew 5:4 ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: HB

“Shirley and Family, Our Love and Prayers are with you. God's Grace and Mercy be with you, Your Sisters in Christ, June M. Iseman, Phyllis W....Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Hello Shirley, I am so sorry for your loss. May you be comforted by our Lord and Saviour during this time. About 25 years ago, you and Floyd...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Kroninger - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Floyd was a man of faith and compassion for people. He worked hard and was generous. He loved his Savior, family,...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Deborah McPherson - Columbia, SC

“Shirley, May God bless you and your family in your time of loss. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Stella Corbett - Hollywood, SC

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: A friend


William Floyd Whitfield, Sr., 89, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of 69 years, Shirley Davis Whitfield entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 28, 2018. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Floyd was born November 16, 1928 in Townville, South Carolina, son of the late Carodine Newton Whitfield and Lois Bright Whitfield. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and owner of the Whitfield Company. He was also a member of Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church where he served as deacon for many years. Floyd was a trustee at Charleston Southern University for many years and also served on the Executive Board of Star Gospel Mission.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Davis Whitfield of Charleston, SC; three sons, William "Bill" Floyd Whitfield, Jr. (Marcy) of Summerville, SC, Timothy W. Whitfield (Alina) of Charleston, SC and James Boren (Amanda) of Asheville, NC; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Burton of Greenville, SC, Nita Jordan of Avon Park, FL and brother, Carodine David Whitfield of Charleston, SC. He is also survived by Hannah Precious his dog of ten years. He was preceded in death by brother Ed Whitfield and Lonnie Whitfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church, 2014 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC, 29414.

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