William Palmer Gilmore

January 27, 1946 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 74)


William “Bill” Palmer Gilmore, Jr., of Pinopolis, SC, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, in Roper /Saint Francis Hospital, Summerville, SC.

He was the husband of Martha Burch Gilmore and son of the late William and Mary Singleton Gilmore.

William retired as Executive Director of Berkeley County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Services. At present, he was manager of Pasley’s Mortuary in Charleston.

He was predeceased by his parents; two siblings, Mildred Gilmore Brevard, and Maurice Gilmore.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Martha Gilmore;four children, Billy Davidson (Tashe) of Charlotte, NC., Tyronne Gilmore of Greenville, SC., Craig Burch (Latosha), Usha Gilmore (Kiara) of Chicago, IL, William P. Gilmore, III (Zakkiyah) of Moncks Corner, SC.; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Gilmore of Gaffney, SC; a brother, H. Singleton Gilmore of Greer, SC; a  sister-in-law, Modestine “Tina” Gilmore of Gaffney, a brother-in-law, Dr. Henry W. Brevard of Moncks Corner, SC; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viewing will be Sunday, October 4th, 2:00-4pm at the Kennedy Adolescence Center in The William P. Gilmore Building, 96 Wisteria Rd, Goose Creek, SC 29445.

Professional services are entrusted to the Eutawville Community Funeral Home and the Gilmore Mortuaries of Gaffney and Greer.

A Graveside Service will be Monday, October 5th, 1:00 p.m., in Gaffney Memorial Park with Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Hunter, Pastor Caroline Allen Jones, Rev. Cathy Neal, Rev. Lizzie Bridges, , Rev. Courtney Cohen, Rev. Dr. A.L. Brackett, and Rev. Dr. Michael A. Bridges.

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October 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kennedy Adolescence Center in The William P. Gilmore Building
96 Wisteria Road
Goose Creek, SC 29445

Graveside Service
October 5, 2020

1:00 PM
Gaffney Memorial Park
3104 Old Georgia Highway
Gaffney, SC 29340

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