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Billy Eugene Whaley

January 24, 1934 ~ November 13, 2016 (age 82) 82 Years Old

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Little River, SC

Mr. Billy Eugene Whaley, 82, passed away on November 13, 2016 at his home in Little River, SC after a lengthy illness.  He was born January 24, 1934 in Pleasants County, WV, to the late Dewey and Laura Whaley.

Bill was a CPA who owned a private practice for over 30 years in Horry & Columbus Counties.  Prior to opening his CPA office, he worked as a Special Agent for the CID of the Internal Revenue Service until retiring in 1982.  Bill also was a veteran of the Korean War and continued his service as a member of the United States Air Force Reserves as an OSI Special Agent until retiring in 1994.  After retiring from the service, Bill was a NCO for the South Carolina Coast Guard Auxiliary.  He was a charter member of the Optimus Club of North Myrtle Beach and a member of both the VFW and the American Legion.  Bill enjoyed his dog – Tuffy, his best friend and wife – Brenda, his family and friends, as well as fishing, reading, football, and travel.

He is survived by his wife: Brenda Gale Fipps Whaley of Little River; four sons: Scott Whaley (Gloria) of Clarendon, Alton Alexander (Holley) of Cincinnati, OH, Robert Alexander (Amber) of Knoxville, TN, Steve Whaley of Holden Beach, NC; two daughters: Kelley Skidmore (Eric) of Toronto, OH, Shelia Biricik (Sean) of Clarendon; one sister: Shirley Rushing of East Springfield, OH; two brother in laws: Larry Fipps, Ronald Fipps; sister in law: Vonnie Kay Fipps; fifteen grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters: Lisa Swiger, Carol Pilkington; one sister: Betty L. Lamp; and two brothers: Hurbert Whaley and Everett Whaley.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 7 PM to 9 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11 AM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Clarendon, NC.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

 Service Information

November 16, 2016

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
November 17, 2016

11:00 AM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463

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