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SSGT Bill Waldrop

SSGT William "Bill" Earl Waldrop, Jr.LaurensSSGT William "Bill" Earl Waldrop, Jr., 73, of 3965 Hwy 252, Laurens and husband of Wilma D. Waldrop, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017, at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late William Earl Waldrop, Sr. and Essie Gibbs Waldrop. Mr. Waldrop retired as a SSGT with the 742nd Maintenance Company of the Army National Guard with 38 years of service. During his career he served in Bosnia and Hungary. He was also a member of Trinity Ridge United Methodist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golf.Surviving in addition to his wife are two grandchildren, Michael Waldrop and Brittney Waldrop; brother, David Waldrop of CA; nephew, Christopher Waldrop of CA; niece, Mary Waldrop of AZ and numerous cousins and his dog, Fido.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Michael A. Waldrop.Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with full Military Honors.The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.Memorials may be made to Trinity Ridge Methodist Church, P.O. Box 927, Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of SSGT Bill Waldrop please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Cemetery
765 East Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360

Visitation

FEB 8. 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary, Inc.

606 West Main Street

Laurens, SC, 29360

Service

FEB 9. 2:00 PM (EST)

Forest Lawn Cemetery

765 East Main Street

Laurens, SC, 29360


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