OBITUARY

William Furman Redd Sr.

June 7, 1939July 6, 2018

Harlem-Mr. William Furman Redd Sr., entered into rest on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018 in the Old Union Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2018 in the Elliott Sons Funeral Home-Columbia Rd. Mr. Redd was born in Sardis, lived in Augusta, and settled in Harlem. He retired from Advance Automotive Ware house. He was a member of Old Union Baptist Church. Mr. Redd enjoyed singing and playing music at the D.A.V. Chapter 43 in Aiken SC. He was a beloved father and grandfather and brother. Mr. Redd was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mrs. Mary G. Redd, and a son, Tony Dean Redd. Survivors include his children, Janice Turner, William Furman Redd Jr. (Donna), and Connie Bush (Rodriquez), his grandchildren, Kyle Martin, Magon Turner, Richard Redd, Brendon Redd, Makayla Redd, and his sister, Regenia Redd.

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William Furman Redd Sr.

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Willie and Jan Wells

July 9, 2018

Met Furman while performing at Bill’s Pickin Parlor in West Columbia. Enjoyed his music and will miss him dearly. Feel blessed to of known him!! Our hearts go out to his family and friends.

Shelby Bell

July 8, 2018

To all the family, I always loved Furman and am so shocked to hear of his death. I will pray for comfort, strength and peace for all in the days ahead. Wish I could be there but not feeling too well these days. God Bless you and keep you in His care! Love you, Shelby Bell!

Sharon Ashcraft

July 8, 2018

I remember him from the restaurant him and his wife run years ago we ate there a lot with my mom Betty Joe Downs and grandma Powell and my aunt Rachel and my two kids

Gail Gilmer

July 8, 2018

My name is Gail Gilmer Furman and I worked together at Advance Auto Parts Distribution Center. When he retired I lost a very dear friend. I never did see him again. But every time I go by the road he lived on I would think about him. I would never have known about his passing if it wasn't for Olivia put it on face book. Please except my deepest condolences. He was a great friend. I will never forget him. God be with the family.

Myrna Odom Carroll

July 7, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Furmans death he was one of my favorite people I met him years ago when I was dating his wifes brother. Have always loved him and Gaynell they were so good to me and the boys I will never forget him or her love Bubba, Janice, Connie and last but not least Tony I loved him too I don't get to see any of you guys but aunt Myrna still loves you very much and I am very hurt over this If there is anything I can do please call me 803-646-6851
Please remember me I know Janice and Bubba will love you all wish I could be with you but my health is not real good right now I always felt welcome at there home any time I went there



Nancy Hall

July 7, 2018

Enjoyed many years knowing Furman, Gaynel, Janet, Silvercoat, Connie and Little Tony. They were a fine family. I was looking back at pics with the Westerneers Band and the cookouts we had together for band practice or just a social gathering. Furman was always pulling pranks or making us laugh. He was an excellent lead player and vocalist. Life was a lot of fun on and off the bandstand with him. Fly high my friend your work on earth is done. Now its time to find that heavenly band.

FROM THE FAMILY