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William Thomas "Bill" Ruperd

William Thomas "Bill" Ruperd
  • July 27, 1937 - December 19, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to
  • Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church
    3075 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
  • or a charity of one's choice

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“I'm so sorry to hear about Bill. He was a great guy and a great scoutmaster at Troop 12. He was like a second father to all of us in his troop. My...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: George Brown - Atlanta, GA

“so sorry barbara and family my thoughts are with you as you and i share the loss of our husbands it is really tough let me tell you.but the faith of...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: linda wertan - Johns Island, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Brackley & Kristi Kicklighter and Family ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Brackley Kicklighter - NC

“I would like to express my condolences to the family on Bill's passing.I appreciated my association with Bill as a friend and customer. I am a...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: William Manning - James Island, SC

The brothers, Walter and William, in August 2008 “We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing and are very sad not to be able to be there with you. You are always in our hearts and prayers. We love you...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Walter Ruperd - Kansas City, KS

“So sorry for your loss. May God's comfort and peace be with you all. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Wallace - Jacksonville, FL

“My Scoutmaster, Bill set the example that gave me the strength and confidence to avoid some mistakes in my life, and to correct the ones I made. I...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Self - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We are so blessed to have him as a cousin. Loved him with all our heart. Love to all of you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Rebecca Yinger - Zanesville, OH


William Thomas "Bill" Ruperd, 80, beloved husband of Barbara Riddle Ruperd entered into eternal rest with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The family will receive friends Thursday, December 21, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 22, 2017 in Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3075 Bees Ferry Road at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens .

William was born July 27, 1937 in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late Gerald and Dorothy Dixon Ruperd. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a Scoutmaster for 24 years of Troops 12 39, and was an active member of Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Besides his wife of 53 years, he leaves behind to cherish his memory his four daughters, Cheryl R. Morse of Alabama, Dawn R. Thomas, Kerri R. Kennedy (Ben) all of Charleston, SC, Robin R. Dyches (Jimmy) of North Charleston, SC; thirteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and his brother, Walter R. Ruperd of Kansas City, KS. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna C. Ruperd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3075 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414 or a charity of one's choice.

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