Mr. William Lee Jourdan, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Chester Regional Nursing Center.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Bryson Williams officiating. The interment was in Chester Memorial Gardens.
Born Sept. 9, 1923, in Chester, Mr. Jourdan was a son of the late William W. and Carrie Lee Doster Jourdan. He was a graduate of Chester High School, retired from Springs Industries and was former co-owner of Jourdan's Hunting & Fishing Supply. He was a member of Capers Chapel United Methodist Church, Sandy River Masonic Lodge #207 and Hejaz Shrine Temple. He was avid cattle farmer and a member of the Cattleman's Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie Dove Jourdan, having been married over sixty-five years; and a brother, Ernest Jourdan.
He is survived by one brother, Eugene Jourdan and his wife Jean of Summerville, S.C.; three sisters, Lucille Hope, Dorothy Gheen and Irene McKeown, all of Chester; one special nephew, Joe Dove and his wife Gloria of Chester; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Capers Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Ann Weir, 1092 Pineview Lakes Road, Chester, SC 29706.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.barronfuneralhome.com