William  Van Pelt

William Van Pelt

1929 - 2022

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AIKEN, SC – Mr. William Herrmann Van Pelt, 92 years young, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on January 19, 2022

Born in New York City, he lived in Atlanta, GA, Pittsburgh, PA, Lawrenceville, NJ and later moved to Aiken, SC. He spent 50 years in advertising and marketing, starting at Ketchum, McCloud & Grove, Westinghouse Electrical Corporation and later retiring as the Senior Vice President of Gallop & Robinson in Princeton, NJ.

Son of William Herrmann Van Pelt and Helen “Billi” Clark. Proceeded in death by his parents and son William Clark. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years Nancy Glace Van Pelt and daughters Lisa (Noble) Van Pelt-Diller and Meredith Van Pelt of Aiken, SC and grandsons Max Diller of Phoenix, AZ and Bennett Van Pelt of San Diego, CA.

He graduated from Emory University in 1950 and was a lifelong swimmer, swimming competitively with the Emory University Swim Team and the US Masters Swimming Association until 2009. His other interests included art, classical music and he was a member of the Guild for the Aiken Symphony Orchestra. He played classical guitar and was a passionate fan of UConn Womens’ Basketball. He filled his days studying the stock market and enjoying his loving family.

The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com

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