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William McIntosh III
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  • St. Philip's Church
    142 Church Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“We am very sorry to hear the sad news of Bill's passing . Our thoughts are with you .Andrew WilkinsThomas Tyner ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Andrew Wilkins

“Dear Suzanne and Hayden,So sad to hear of the passing of Bill this week. Meghan informed us as we are traveling and it was a shock. I'll never...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Jordan - Charleston, SC

“Bill and Suzanne's love for Beaufort was appreciated. He has been missed on the streets for a while. Our condolences. Maxine and Benton Lutz ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Maxine Lutz - Beaufort

“so sorry to hear the news -many fond neighborhood memories-Lisa Sherrer Fisher and Laura Guobaitis ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Suzanne and family,I am truly saddened by the loss of this wonderful and creative man. He was so excited to be on the board of our Society of...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Katharine Cannady - Columbia, SC

“Dear Suzanne, Jeanne and the rest of your family, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was such a fine and gentle man. He will be missed...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Doe Cote - Charleston, SC

“Dear Hayden and family, St. James-Santee folk are thinking of you all and giving thanks for your father's life. I am especially thankful for how...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: The Rev. Dr. Jennie Olbrych - SC

“Dear Suzanne, Leda, Jeanne, Hayden and family,We are so saddened by the loss of our dear friend. We hope that you will find peace and comfort soon. ...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Carla and Charles Chassaignac - LA

“So sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort give you the strength you need to endure. Sincerely, T Scott ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Suzanne and girls - many, many fond memories -- shipboard fun on cruises; the Chicken Dance at Senor Frogs, fishbowls of margueritas; bell ringing...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Muller - Sullivans Island,, SC

“My dearest Suzanne, my heart goes out to you at this terrible time.You were blessed to have such a wonderful husband and lovely memories. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Elaine Metz Moyzis - NC

“Dear Jeanne, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.Henry & Dianne Richardson ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Henry Richardson - Columbia, SC

“Jeanne,I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. I know you loved your dad greatly, just by hearing the sweet stories you told about him and know...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Ashley Powell - Raleigh, NC

“Dear Jeane, Please know my prayers for your peace and comfort are with you now... obviously you all were blessed by your father and I have great...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Rosie Craig - Columbia, SC

“Suzanne, Leda, Jeanne, Hayden and family...I am saddened to hear about Bill's death; and send my sincere sympathy to you. Bill was a very special...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Norma Wildes - Statesboro, GA

“My deepest condolences to all of the McIntosh family. Bill was my employer at McIntosh Travel for almost 22 years. We had our ups and downs, but he...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Glynn - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Suzanne, Jeanne, Leda, Hayden and family,My heart is saddened to learn of your loss. Your father was larger than life and always treated me as a...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Lyne Heiterer Askins - Hartsville, SC

“Leda, Jeanne and family,I'm so very sorry for your loss and am praying that God will grant you peace during this difficult time.Much love,Marjorie...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeanne, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Sherrie Herrick - MO - Friend

“This man shared so much with so many. He was an activist for good government for the many years I knew him. He supported the City of Charleston...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Roy DeHaven - Charleston, SC


William McIntosh III, 77, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Suzanne de la Vergne McIntosh left his house feet first as he always said he would on Monday, October 10, 2016. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 14, 2016 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 2:00 pm. Interment, The French Huguenot Churchyard. A reception will follow in the Carolina Yacht Club. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

William was born January 25, 1939 son of the late William McIntosh, Jr. and Carolina Campbell McIntosh. After Carolina's death, he was raised lovingly by his adoptive mother, his father's second wife, Ella McArthur McIntosh. He was a graduate of Tulane University and the owner of McIntosh Travel Agency. William was a member of the Society of the War of 1812, the Mayflower Society, the Society of First Families of South Carolina, the New England Society, the St Andrew's Society, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Huguenot Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. He was President of the Preservation Society and served two terms. William received the South Carolina Governor's Award for Historic Preservation and served as Senior Warden at St. Philip's Church. He is also the author of a history of the Yemassee Indian War and a history of St. Philip's Church.

William is survived by his wife, Suzanne; three daughters: Suzanne Leda McIntosh Jackson (Edward) of Charleston, SC, Jeanne McIntosh Rietzke (Dick) of Wilmington, NC and Hayden McIntosh Geer (Richard) of McClellanville, SC and two grandchildren: Suzanne Motte Peronneau Jackson and Edward Chisolm Jackson.

Memorials may be made to St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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The French Huguenot Churchyard

44 Queen Street Charleston, SC