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Obituary for William Porterfield

April 12, 1933 - April 8, 2017
Clemson, South Carolina | Age 83


William Porterfield

William Ellsworth "Bill" Porterfield, 83, husband of Edna Janice Binns Porterfield passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Clemson Downs.

Mr. Porterfield was born in Parkersburg, WV and was a son of the late, Friend and Myrtle Porterfield. He worked for many years with Binns Food Center in Flushing, OH, and later moved to Clemson and retired from Winn Dixie Stores as a butcher. Mr. Porterfield served in the U. S. Army.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are two daughters, Linda (Eric) McFalls of Greenville and Gail (Ray) Latham of Westerville, OH; one sister, Roberta Adamson of Seattle, WA; four grandchildren, Kaylyn Guthrie, Dustin McFalls, William and Daniel Latham.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Walt, Bud, and Ronnie Porterfield; two sisters, Laura Ann Ambuehl and Mary Lou George.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Corley Center at Clemson Downs with Rev. Ken Reid officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Ohio.

Memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or College Street Baptist Church, 407 S. College Street, Walhalla, SC 29691.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central is assisting the family.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • American Diabetes Association
    2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
    Arlington, VA 22202
  • College Street Baptist Church
    407 S. College Street
    Walhalla, SC 29691

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Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
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