William Walden McWhirter
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William Walden McWhirter

September 30, 1922 - February 01, 2012

William Walden McWhirter

September 30, 1922 - February 01, 2012


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Obituary for William Walden McWhirter

Goose Creek, SC-

William Walden McWhirter, 89, of Goose Creek, SC passed away at his home on Wednesday,
February 1, 2012.

Born September 30, 1922 in Shelby, NC to the parents of William LaFayette McWhirter and
Mattie Helen Devine.

He served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII and worked as a Mill Wright for Crown, Cork
and Seal in Freemont, CA and was a member in good standing in the I.A.M. for forty five years.
His hobbies included traveling the United States, Photography, and the preservation of Wildlife.

He leaves behind a daughter, Mrs. Rita R. Muir and son-in-law, Daniel R. Muir, two grandsons, Daniel
and David, daughter-in-law Anne and two great grandchildren, Ryan and Addison Muir all residing in
Goose Creek, SC. He also leaves behind his Brother Blake and Melba McWhirter of Shelby, NC and
several nieces and nephews.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your local SPCA


Online condolences may be left at www.mcalister-smith.com.

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