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Bill Ehney

August 12, 1970 ~ April 7, 2021 (age 50)


Mr. William Betts Ehney, III, 50, of Islandton, entered into eternal rest Wednesday afternoon, April 7, 2021 at his residence.


Born August 12, 1970 in Hampton County and was the son of William Betts Ehney, Jr. and Carolyn Polk Ehney.  He graduated from Ruffin High School, where he played football.  Bill was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He especially liked fishing in the local swamps and enjoyed taking his sister fishing and spending time together.  He was an avid Carolina Football fan and loved all sports.  Most of all, Bill was kind, caring and generous to everyone, loved his family dearly and especially loved his nephews and spending time with them.


Surviving are: his parents, Bill and Carolyn Ehney of Islandton; sister and brother-in-law that he loved as a brother, Kathy and Tony Smyly of Ruffin; nephews, T.J. Smyly, William English Smyly and his wife Elizabeth, Bryce Smyly, Tanner Smyly and Joe Lasher; great niece, June Lasher; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Kim Lasher and her husband Joey.


The family would especially like to thank Dr. John Creel and the staff of Hollings Cancer Center for the wonderful care they gave to Bill.


Funeral services will be held 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon, April 11, 2021, at Cross Swamp Methodist Church, Lively Stone Road, Islandton.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:30 until the hour of service at the church.


Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:

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Funeral Service
April 11, 2021

3:00 PM
Cross Swamp Methodist Church (Islandton)

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