EUTAWVILLE - William "Bill" Richard Avey, 84, of Eutawville, widow of Phylliss Lemke Avey, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Magnolias of Santee. A memorial visitation will be 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Avinger Funeral Home in Holly Hill. Bill was born in Tonkawa, Okla., a son of the late William C. Avey and Mary Evalaina Blankenship Avey. He was a retired Air Force veteran with 22 years having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of the VFW and the Vance Masonic Lodge. Surviving are a sister, Betty Edwards of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Jack Avey of Ralston, Okla.; and a step-son, Richard L. "Rich" McGowan (Mary Jo) of Eutawville. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Ln. Columbia, SC 29210-1790.