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Willie C. Risher

October 20, 1947 ~ February 25, 2020 (age 72)


Mr. Willie C. Risher was born on October 20, 1947 in Smoaks, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Albert and Rosa Risher. He answered God's call on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Colleton County Medical Center, Walterboro, South Carolina.  Home-Going Celebration will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakman Branch Missionary Baptist Church, 177 Oakman Branch Road, Walterboro, South Carolina.  Reverend Dr. Ivory S. Tucker, Sr., Pastor and Eulogist.  Interment, Green Pond Cemetery, Smoaks, South Carolina.  A public viewing will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home Chapel of Serenity from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

 He attended the public schools of Colleton County. He graduated from Ruffin High School in Ruffin, South Carolina with the class of 1965.

He joined Oakman Branch Baptist Church of Walterboro, South Carolina at an early age. He loved the praise and worship.

 He worked for many years as an Electrician until he retired. He was joined in Holy Matrimony to the lovely Lucille Risher. This union was blessed with three children.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Risher; parents, Albert and Rosa Risher; three brothers, Sidney Martin, Willie Risher, and Allen Risher; his Mother and Father-in-law, Abraham and Edith Grant.

He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Daryl Risher of Charleston, South Carolina; two daughters, Karen Youmans (Kevin) of Charleston, South Carolina, and Tiffiany Risher (Tim) of Walterboro, South Carolina; one grandson raised in the home, Ladonta Sutter of Smoaks, South Carolina, Ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Crystal Brown (David);one aunt, Mary Risher of Grover, South Carolina; three nephews raised in the home, Jimmy Martin, Jermaine Hodges, and Jeremy Hodges; Six sisters-in-law, Mary Nesmith (Gilbert), Eva Mae Allen, Willie Mae Moore (Cecil ), Minnie Pearl Black (Sylvester), Betty Ann Whitlock, and Martha Hodges; special friends,  Denise Bowman, and Herman Wade, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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March 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home
305 Ackerman Street - PO Box 2316
Walterboro, SC 29488

Funeral Service
March 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Oakman Branch Missionary Baptist Church
177 Oakman Branch Road
Walterboro, SC 29488

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