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Delbert Lee "Bert" McWilliams

October 13, 1943 — November 18, 2023

Adams Run, SC

Delbert Lee "Bert" McWilliams

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Delbert Lee “Bert” McWilliams, 80 of Adams Run, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

Born on October 13, 1943 in Five Forks, Calhoun County, WV, Bert was a son of the late Hildred and Sarah Selmon McWilliams.

Bert was proud of his service in the United States Army serving in Vietnam. He also held several records in the Fishing Hall of Fame. Later in life he enjoyed carving canes while in South Carolina.

Bert was preceded in death by his parents, Hildred and Sarah Selmon McWilliams and his brother Wilbert McWilliams.

Bert is survived by his wife of almost 40 years, Sonya Rae Clegg McWilliams, two daughters, Elizabeth “Betsy” Allen (Richard) and Sabrina Naylor (Don), one step-son, Craig Gandor, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM at McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation - West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Road in Charleston, South Carolina. His funeral service will follow at 10:00 AM. Burial will then take place at 1:00 PM, at Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at mcalister-smith.com/.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, 843-722-8371.

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation

2201 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation

2201 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414

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Burial

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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