Rock Hill – William Wayne Fudge, 81, went to his Heavenly home on Sunday, July 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral service with military honors for Mr. Fudge will be 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 481 Hood Center Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730 with Reverend Jamie Burdette officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 2:00 until 3:45 pm at the church. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends at other times at the home.

Mr. Fudge was born in York County on April 10, 1937 to the late William M. Fudge and Irma Reid Fudge. He was a life-long member of First Baptist Church where he played on many winning church basketball teams as a child and youth. He loved fishing on Lake Wateree, shagging to beach music, and was a member of the American Legion Frank Roach Post #34. He retired from Celanese Corporation with 36 years of service.

Mr. Fudge is survived by his wife, Elaine Ferguson Fudge; his daughters, Tiffany Morrison (Pat) and Sharlene Fudge (Tony Bass) both of Rock Hill; four grandsons, Nathan Walker, Brady Morrison, Tyler Morrison and Jaden Morrison; his brothers, Jack Fudge and Shelton Fudge (Carolyn) both of Rock Hill; his sister, Vivian Fudge Young (Paul) of Florence, SC; his brother-in-law Charles Ferguson (Trisha) of Auburn, AL.; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews; and his beloved canine companion, Gigi Fudge.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Fudge’s name to First Baptist Church Rock Hill, 481 Hood Center Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730; the American Legion Frank Roach Post #34, Post Office Box CRS 2745, Rock Hill, SC 29731; or the Salvation Army, 119 Charlotte Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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