Billy Muzekari
Billy Muzekari
  • February 21, 1939 - May 19, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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Columbia – Billy Muzekari died Thursday, May 18, 2017. Born in Greenville, Mr. Muzekari was the son of Theodore and Vangelia Muzekari.

Mr. Muzekari attended Clemson University from where he received his B.S. Degree in Mathematics in 1962. He joined the engineering firm of Wilbur Smith in 1964 in Columbia, where he worked for 39 years. He received certificates from the Bureau of Public Roads for attending the IBM 7090/94 Traffic Assignment Course in 1965; and another in 1969 for attending the Bureau of Public Roads, IBM 360 Traffic Assignment Seminar. He also attended the Federal Highway Administration, Downtown Transportation Planning Course in Washington, D.C. in 1972, and he received a certificate for attending the Urban Mass Transportation Administration Course in 1982.

While at Wilbur Smith, he participated in several major overseas projects in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Singapore, Grand Cayman, Barbados, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was a member of Wilbur Smith Associates’ Investments Committee from 1975-2003 and the Wilbur Smith Associates International Club in 1980.

He loved traveling with Thomasine, his wife of 40 years, who passed away in 2010.

Surviving are his mother, Vangelia Muzekari; daughter, Laura DuRant Muzekari; son, William Theodore Muzekari; daughter-in-law, Lisa Blakely Muzekari; grandson, Gary Farrar; two granddaughters, Margaret Jordan Farrar and Caroline DuRant Muzekari; two great-grandsons, Parker and Peyton Farrar; and three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Virginia and William Guche of Rochester, New York, Annette Morris of Rome, Georgia, and Elizabeth and Stephen Timchak of Wake Forest, North Carolina.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Lexington Medical Center and Agape Hospice for their compassionate and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clemson University Annual Fund, P.O. Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633, in memory of Billy Muzekari, Class of 1962.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Elmwood Cemetery with Rev. C.E. Kanipe officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

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