SAN SABA - Funeral Services for William E. Bodie, 88, of Indian Gap, are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the Howell-Doran Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Bethel Cemetery in Mills County. Howell-Doran Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 in Hamilton.
He was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Newberry, S.C., the son of Josiah W. Bodie and Mary Bright Bodie. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and later worked for the railroad as a foreman of engines. He was married to Ida Ruth Jordan on Sept. 24, 1939, in Columbia, S.C. She preceded him in death on March 30, 2008.
Survivors include one son, William F. (Billy) Bodie and his wife Martha of Lugoff, S.C.; one daughter Ginny Ruth Coker and her husband John Lee of Indian Gap; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Four brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.