William Berry Blue
May 13, 1933 ~ October 26, 2010
Mr. William Berry 'Bud' Blue, age 77, husband of Wilma B. Blue of 123 Mt. Vernon Church Rd., Union, SC went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC.
Mr. Blue was born in Carthage, NC May 13, 1933, a son of the late C.B. Blue and Pearl Evans Blue. He was a graduate of Presbyterian Junior College and High Point University earning a BS in Business Administration and received his Masters Degree from East Carolina University. Mr. Blue was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Union where he was a member of the Young Men's Sunday School Class. Mr. Blue's greatest joy was his family and basketball.
Surviving in addition to his wife Wilma of fifty-one years are a daughter, Donna Kay Holcombe and husband Scott of Great Bridge, VA; three grandsons: Jacob Blue, William Ryan and Gary Scott Holcombe all of Great Bridge, VA; four sisters: Janet Lilley and husband Shelton of Monroe, NC, Martha Pierce of Kernesville, NC, Buna McLeod of Carthage, NC and Alicia Caison of Clinton, NC. Mr. Blue was predeceased by two sisters: Sylvia Foy and Ann Matthews and two brothers: Calvin Benton and Willard Clay Blue.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at First Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Robert Alexander.
Visitation will be held 10:00-10:45 AM Wednesday in the ladies parlor of the church prior to the service.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Culdee Presbyterian Church Cemetery, West End, NC, conducted by Rev. Dr. Thomas Currie
Visitation will be held immediately following the graveside service in the fellowship hall of the church.
Memorials may be made to Community Outreach of the First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 672, Union, SC 29379 or to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 951, Union, SC 29379 or to Culdee Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 399, West End, NC 27376.
The family is at the home, 123 Mt. Vernon Church Rd., Union.