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William McFarland

November 20, 1934 — August 25, 2016

William Ronald McFarland, Jr. 81, of St. George, passed away August 25, 2016. Born in Steubenville, OH, he was the son of the late William and Bertha “Barbara” McFarland and husband to Shirley Ann McFarland. Mr. McFarland was the owner and operator of several construction companies, including WR McFarland Construction Company and loved to hunt and fish. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann McFarland of St. George; children, William McFarland, III and wife Toni of Summerville, Mark McFarland and wife Regina of West Ashley, Barbara Curry and husband Doug of Greenwood, James McFarland of Goose Creek and Debbie McFarland of North Charleston; brothers, Stoney McFarland and Craig McFarland, both of Ohio; sister, Patricia Gampolo of Florida. Mr. McFarland is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Beside his parents, William is predeceased by his sister, Beverly Symthe. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1695 Raoul Wallenburg Blvd, Charleston , SC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Foundation for the Blind 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102,New York, NY 10121 or Expressions of sympathy can be submitted or viewed online at Arrangements are entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 869 ST. JAMES AVE., GOOSE CREEK, SC, 29445, 843-576-2439
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