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Basil Carroll Killion

February 17, 1943 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 75)

Basil Carroll Killion, 75, of Reevesville, husband of Myrtle B. Killion, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Trident Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Reevesville Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. Ron Heddle and Rev. David Swofford officiating.  Burial with Military Rites will follow at 3:00 PM at Carolina Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Aarron Fickling, Clint Killion, James Sikes, Brian Ingle, David Stepp, Mike Shipman and Brad Killion.  Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bryant Funeral Home, St. George.

Basil was born on February 17, 1943, in Charleston, a son of the late Calvis Carroll and Leona Gibson Killion.  He was a graduate of North Charleston High School, a retired mechanic Charleston Naval Shipyard with Shop 38 and an Army veteran who served in Korea and the Vietnam War.  He was a member of Reevesville Baptist Church.

Surviving is his wife, Myrtle Brewer Killion, Reevesville; three sons, Basil DeWayne (Cindy) Killion, Ridgeville, Ronald Brad Killion, Dorchester and Bill Barten, Salisbury; two daughters, Marsalette (Frank) Nigro, Ladson and Sharon (Richard) Annis, Summerville; brothers, Carlton (Dolly) Killion, Goose Creek and Bruce A. (Donna) Killion, Summerville; a sister, Mazelene K. Walker, Palestine, Texas; thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriner’s Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or Reevesville Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Reevesville, SC 29471.

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