WILLIAM F. LACHICOTTE III

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William "Bill" Fitch Lachicotte III, 60, of Charleston, passed away on Nov. 27, 2017, at Charleston.

He was born on June 4, 1957, in Sumter, to the late William and Vivian (Burress) Lachicotte. Bill was a graduate of Wofford/Clemson 3/2 program with degrees in math, science and civil engineering. He was a Wofford Scholar and a National Merit Scholar. Bill had degrees in math, science and civil engineering. He earned Eagle Scout and the Order of the Arrow. Bill was an engineer and part of the master team for the 81st RSC since 2009, previously with the Charleston Naval Shipyard. He was essential to the upgrade of Army Reserve bases throughout the Southeast. He was a member of La Societe Francaise de Eienfaisance.

William is survived by his wife, Tamra Green of Charleston; a sister, Lisa L. Allbritton (Joe) of Sumter; and three nephews, Joseph Allbritton Jr. (Diana), Joshua Allbritton and William Allbritton; and nieces, Miranda Wahby, Olivia Keenun, Claire and Emma Green.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Simplicity Lowcountry.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at All Saints Church, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Memorials may be made to the Alice Drive Baptist Church, 1305 Loring Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29150, or a charity of one's choice.