William Joseph McGraw
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William Joseph McGraw
  • January 13, 1951 - July 2, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA – William J. McGraw, resident of Columbia, South Carolina and formerly of Akron, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Medical University of South Carolina.



A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, 11020 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.



Bill worked as a computer system analyst for First Energy (Ohio Edison) and Summit Nation Life Insurance before moving to Columbia in 1989. He retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield of South Carolina on January 1, 2016.



He volunteered for many years with Greyhound Crossroads a 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to finding forever homes for retired racing greyhounds.



Bill will be sadly missed by his wife of 32 years, Colleen McQuaid McGraw, sisters, Mary Patricia McGraw Finley and Kellie McGraw Baughman, four nephews and three nieces. His sister, Kathleen McGraw Goss, preceded him in death.



Memorial donations may be made to Greyhound Crossroads through PayPal at GcPayPal@yahoo.com or by mailing a check to Greyhound Crossroads, 314 Sample Road, Greenwood, SC 29649.