William N. Kellahan Sr. KINGSTREE – William Nicholas Billy Kellahan, Sr., 85, died Sunday, September 16, in a Kingstree nursing facility. Mr. Kellahan was born January 3, 1922, in Williamsburg Co., a son of the late Richard M. and Minnie Strong Kellahan. He was a graduate of Kingstree High School and attended The Citadel. He served in the U.S. Army with the 4th Infantry Division during WW II and was a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and farmer. Mr. Kellahan was a member of the American Legion, the V.F.W. and Central Presbyterian Church, where he served as the Clerk of the Session and Sunday School Teacher. He was preceded in death by his wife: Mrs. Lemyra Ward Kellahan. Surviving: sons and daughters-in-law: William N.Nicky Kellahan, Jr. and his wife Alice, Warren V. Kellahan and his wife Paula, Robert Myron Kellahan and his wife Sherry; daughter and son-in-law: Marcena K. Tisdale and her husband Mike, all of Kingstree; brother: Richard H. Dick Kellahan of Kingstree; sister: Margaret K. Tyler of Kingstree, 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Central Presbyterian Church with burial in Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 421, Kingstree, SC 29556 or Agape Hospice, 3503 W. Turbeville Highway, Lake City,SC 29560.
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