Bill Hampton McWhite

Bill Hampton McWhite, 94, of Simpsonville, beloved husband of Betty Jo Morgan McWhite for 68 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, December 27, 2021.

Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late John Chester & Beulah Foster McWhite. Mr. McWhite was a member of Holly Ridge Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for many years. He retired from Delta Woodside Furman Plant. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded a purple heart. He enjoyed gospel music, sports (especially the Braves and the Carolina Gamecocks), and gardening.

Mr. McWhite is survived by his wife, daughters, Vicki Lanford, and Beth Helms (Kenneth); grandchildren, Austin Helms, Kendall H. Hernandez (Jonathan); a great-grandchild, Aiden Hernandez; and a sister, Marselle Hall.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Richard Michael Lanford; sisters, Katherine Bayne and Edith Brooks; and a brother, James Chester “JC” McWhite.  

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 11:00 am at Holly Ridge Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Josh Culbertson. Interment will follow in Graceland East Memorial Park with military honors.

Due to COVID, the family will not receive friends, but Mr. McWhite will be available at the church for friends wishing to view and offer respects for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Holly Ridge Baptist Church, Building Fund, 260 Adams Mill Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681 or The Center for Community Services Food Bank, 1102 Howard Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Condolences to the family of Bill Hampton McWhite

  • Mary Reeves
    3 years ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Vicki, and your Mom!!

  • Kathy P Foster
    3 years ago

    Heartfelt prayers for you during your time of grief. May the Lord hold you and your family close.

  • Shirley Hicks
    3 years ago

    In my thoughts and prayers miss Betty and family he was a wonderful man 💕

  • Elaine Ballenger Wilder
    3 years ago

    Dear Betty, My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Praying God will give you peace and comfort during this sad time. Elaine Wilder

  • Betty Smith
    3 years ago

    Always thought so much of Bill. Prayers for all the family as you journey through this time of grief and loss.

  • Laurie Harden
    3 years ago

    Prayers for the family. So thankful Mr. McWhite is with our loving Lord and enjoying reunion with those he loves, especially our Mike Lanford. May our Lord provide comfort and respite for the family as they celebrate his life and grieve his loss.

  • Lynn McIntosh
    3 years ago

    My deepest condolences to your family for your loss. May the lord wrap his loving arms around your family.

  • Linda Koenig
    3 years ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    I hope you find peace and comfort thinking of all your good memories and from family and friends.

  • Laura Melton
    3 years ago

    Beth so sorry for your loss. May God give you the peace that passes all understanding.

  • Mary Rutledge
    3 years ago

    Betty, I send my deepest sympathy
    to you and your family. May you
    feel God’s comfort in your grief.
    Mary Rutledge

  • I was saddened to learn of your loss. You were so Blessed with the many years you had together. I pray for comfort and peace in the days ahead.

  • James & Jo Gilliland
    3 years ago

    Dearest Betty, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and your daughters at this time of loss. Lean on the Lord for strength. Isn’t it wonderful to know, we will see Bill again. The heavens rejoice today. He is now home with his other love ones.
    If there is ever anything Jim and I can do please call.
    We are so sorry we had to miss his funeral. We were exposed to COVID Mon. and now in quarantine. We will see you when it’s safe.
    Love and prayers, Jim and Jo Gilliland

  • Linda Johnson
    3 years ago

    Betty, We just learned of Bill’s passing tonight. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your daughters. We enjoyed getting to know Bill at the Sports Ctr. Sending our love and prayers, Tommy & Linda Johnson

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