William Scheffel

Obituary of William Arthur Scheffel

William Arthur Scheffel, 82, died Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Palmetto Health Richland.


Born in Bloomfield, NJ, he was a son the late William and Estelle Coleman Scheffel.


Mr. Scheffel was twice married, first to the late Phyllis Taylor Scheffel and then to the late Lynn Loesch Scheffel.


A veteran of the USAF, William retired as a Chief Master Sergeant and later from the U.S. Postal Service.


Surviving are a son, Robert Scheffel of Seattle, WA; a daughter, Sandra Scheffel Humphries of Sumter; two grandchildren, Laura Burleson (Jacob) and Karen Humphries; and two great-grandchildren, Addyson Burleson and Ayden Burleson.


The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 5:00 P.M. Thursday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.


A private burial will be in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.


Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.