William Edward Brand

September 9, 2022


William Edward Brand, affectionately known as “Boy”, was born to the late Earl and Josephine Brand on March 13, 1961. He departed this earthly life to enter eternal rest on Friday, September 9, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Isaac Brand.

He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and joined Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Blenheim, SC. William was educated in the public schools of Marlboro County. He was a hard worker and employed with Rogers Farming in Blenheim, SC for over 40 years.

William loved his family and enjoyed the company of his friends. He was also an avid football fan who often spoke very highly of his favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys.

He leaves to cherish his fond memory: his children, one son William Poe of Bennettsville, SC; four daughters, Sheikela Brown, Laquila Brown, and Septimia Poe all of Bennettsville, SC and Dr. Monique Brown of Bluffton, SC; three sisters, Alice Peterkin of Wallace, SC, Lucille Brand of Bennettsville, SC, and Rosa Riley of Philadelphia, PA; four brothers, Jackie Brand, Lyndon (Denise) Brand, Calvin (Felicia) Brand all of Bennettsville, SC, and Rev. Lawrence (Temecka) Brand of Pageland, SC; twelve grandchildren, Janiyah Townsend, Jyliek Malloy, Joseph Malloy,  Mikell Peterkin, Mykeise Peterkin, Marquis Peterkin, Zania Davis, Ziyonna Davis, Harmoni Poe, Brayden Bostic, Karson Bostic, and Aryaan McGirt; great grandchildren, Kamari Samuels and Caliyana Malloy; one uncle, Eddie (Catherine) Williams of Manning, SC. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Two special friends preceded him in death, James Hodge and Vance (June) McCall.


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September 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethea Funeral Home

Funeral Service
September 17, 2022

3:30 PM
Berea Baptist Convention Center, Bennettsville, SC

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