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William Henry Shouse, Sr., 94, of Seabrook, SC, joined his beloved wife of 75 years, in Heaven, January 6, 2022.

Pappaw, as he was known to his Grands, Great Grands and the many children that loved him, was a devoted Christian, Husband, Father and Grandfather. He will be missed by all. He was born in Winston Salem, NC on September 22, 1927. He worked for the United States Postal Service until 1962. He was a farm manager at Lake Lure until he moved to Seabrook in 1965. He was a partner in W. H. Shouse and Sons Farms in Seabrook and the owner of Shouse Farm Supply until he retired.

He is survived by one son, William H. Shouse, Jr. and wife Nancy of Seabrook, three daughters, Bonnie Shouse Glass and husband Jerry of Goose Creek, Patricia Shouse Trezevant and husband Mike of Seabrook and Sarah Shouse Kolb and husband Jack, of Spartanburg. There are 10 grandchildren, Amy Whittington, William Shouse, III and wife Vicki, Adam Shouse and wife Shannon, all of Seabrook, Allen Glass and wife Sonya, John Glass of Goose Creek, Lindsey Trezevant, of Seabrook, Michael Trezevant, of Arizona, Ben Kolb and wife Marissa, Emily Bishop and husband Caleb, and Hogan Kolb, all of Spartanburg. There are 14 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Clodfelter Shouse, parents, John C. Shouse and Eva Grubbs Shouse, 5 brothers Cyril Shouse, Ralph Shouse, Roy Shouse, James Shouse and Lee Shouse, and 3 sisters, Pearl Shouse Kitmer, May Shouse Sapp and Ollie Shouse Holt.

The family will receive friends on Sunday at 1:30 PM at Grays Hill Baptist Church with the funeral to follow at 2:30 PM with interment in Beaufort Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grays Hill Baptist Church Building Fund – 2749 Trask Parkway, Beaufort, South Carolina 29906.

John 14:1-3 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

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  1. Roderick N. Collins says:

    Willie & Family,
    So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You all will be in our
    thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time!!!

    Rod & Martie Collins

  2. Sue Dell Holt Couch says:

    To all my cousins I hold wonderful memories of the many Sunday afternoons & holidays at Grandma & Pa Shouse’s house, hog killings and family reunions under the walnut tree with you all & your Daddy & Mama as well as chicken stews at the tobacco barn in East Bend. Your Daddy would hook up a trailer to his tractor & ride us down to the barn to join family for a fun night of kids playing, parents chatting and all eating delicious chicken stew out of that big cast iron pot. My Mama sure missed her baby brother when y’all moved away & Grandma missed her baby.
    William was a smart, witty and kind Christian man who will be missed but remembered by so many. Love to you all, Sue Dell Holt Couch

  3. Gay Shouse Nail says:

    Thinking of everyone this weekend. Sending love and prayers.
    So many memories of Uncle William and Aunt Ruth, My last memory was spending the weekend with them a few years back. Ron had just retired and we were on a 3 week trip. Went to Hilton Head Island, Tybee Island. Savannah, Charleston, Isle of Palms, Sullivans Island, etc. Enjoyed cooking with Aunt Ruth on Saturday and eating with family on Sunday. Pa Shouse’s birthday dinners under the walnut trees in August had long tables filled with lots of fried chicken, country ham biscuits and so many cakes and pies. We would go up to the barn and play. Along with making mints with Aunt Ruth when they lived in East Bend. I remember Willie and Jimmy riding horses that day and going to the tobacco barn for yummy chicken stew. At Lake Lure I remember Aunt Ruth was at the sewing machine making Bonnie a red pin striped blouse which was the fad at that time. I remember when I came home from college one weekend and meeting baby Sarah for the first time. Uncle William shared lots of stories with me when daddy passed like him and daddy milking cows and when Aunt Pearl’s daughters, Frances and Hattie would come around they would squirt milk in their faces. I could go on and on. I wish we could have a family reunion and recall more stories. Love you all. Your cuz, Gay

  4. Mary Chapman says:

    Sarah, I’m so sorry to read of your father’s passing. Lifting you and your family in prayer during this difficult time

  5. Gena Mccrackin says:

    Pat.. and family, I’m so sorry to hear of your father… but.. I’m know he’s happier with your mom now. Please accept my sympathies.

  6. BETH TODD says:

    i am sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Prayers to all the family. Beth from Beaufort County Dispatch

  7. Judy Nash Timmer says:

    Amy and family,
    I am sorry to learn that your wonderful Pappaw has crossed over. He was always such a delight to visit with. Your family always made me feel so welcomed and I treasure those days.

    With love, Judy.

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