Obituary of William Eugene Bodie
AIKEN, SC – Entered into rest on April 20, 2022, Mr. William (Bill) Eugene Bodie, 85, loving husband of 67 years to Jo Lenor Hall Bodie. Son to the late James A. & Julia S. Bodie. He graduated in 1952 from Wagner High School, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and a Shriner. Bill began his career with DuPont at the Savannah River Site in the mid 1950’s where he got the nickname, Cheyenne Bodie, from the Western TV series. In the early 1960’s, he opened Bodie’s TV service in Aiken, SC. Later he moved his business to his home where people knew his location by the 6-foot RCA dog, Nipper, he had on his front porch. He enjoyed fellowship with friends and family and loved to restore classic cars, fish, dove hunt, farm, and make deals. He was a member of Aiken’s First Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eleven siblings.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include four children, Billie Jo Brown (William), William E. Bodie, Jr. (Kim), Norwood A. Bodie (Kristi), & Joseph Adam Bodie; eighteen grandchildren; and a herd of great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 25, 2022, at The Historic George Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Monday, April 25, 2022, in The George Funeral Chapel, with Chaplain Mark Hudson officitaing. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
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