MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — William Edward Eidson, 74, of Mount Pleasant, husband of Lucile Doughty Eidson, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. His Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel. William was born Sept. 20, 1939, in Elkin, son of the late Robert Paul Eidson and the late Doris Harpe Eidson. He was a sales representative. He was a graduate of Fork Union Military School and the University of South Carolina, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon International Fraternity. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves, in which he achieved the rank of second lieutenant. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lucile Doughty Eidson; his children, Rhett Murphy of Mount Pleasant and Lance Eidson and his wife, Allison of Mount Pleasant; his brother, Robert Lee Eidson of California; and his grandchild, Edward William Murphy of Mount Pleasant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412; or Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.