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Whaley Iriel

July 9, 1947 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 70)

Mr. Whaley Marshall Iriel, age 70, of Walterboro passed away Wednesday evening, December 27, 2017, at his residence after battling cancer.


Funeral services will be conducted 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon, December 30, 2017, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro.  The Reverend Ricky Crosby officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow in Glendale Memorial Cemetery, 2210 Mount Carmel Road, Walterboro. 

Born on July 9, 1947, in Colleton County, he was the son of the late Hugo and Grace Smoak Iriel.  He was well known in this area as the milkman. He retired from Coburg and Borden Dairy after forty-seven years of service. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army, after serving a tour in Vietnam.  He enjoyed spending time on his farm, fishing, and hunting at Pine-Barren Hunt Club. His family was his best love of all, especially his grandchildren.


He is survived by his wife, Ann Austin Iriel; a daughter, Sherri Lemacks (Jay) of Walterboro; a son, Chad Iriel (Liza) of Ruffin; four grandsons, Logan and Aaron Lemacks, Zachary and Colin Iriel; a granddaughter, Becky Mercer; four sisters, Marie Reynolds of Texas, Inez Miller (Ken) of Tennessee, Venita Martin (Mendel) of Ruffin, and  Lois Ackerman (Newman) of Ruffin; and a brother, Roy Iriel (Cheryl) of Ruffin. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Raymond Iriel.


In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be directed in his memory to: Shiloh Baptist Church, 10565 Lowcountry Highway, Ruffin, South Carolina 29475.


The family will receive friends during a time of visitation Friday night from 6 pm to 8 pm. THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome

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