MR. WILMONT SONNY BURROUGHS, JR., {59} was born January 08, 1958 in Conway, SC to the late Edna and Wilmont S. Burroughs, Sr. He departed this life on Thursday, June 01, 2017. “Wilt” as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, was educated in the Horry County Schools and was a proud graduate of Conway High School class of 1976. After graduation “Wilt” entered the United States Army and the National Guard. He served his country for ten {10} years and six {6} months until he was honorably discharged. Upon returning to Conway, SC he was employed by AVX Corporation for twenty~two {22} years. At an early age, “Wilt” accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior. He was an active member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where he served on the Male Usher Board. “Wilt” leaves to cherish a loving wife, Tina F. Burroughs of Conway, SC; three {3} children from a previous marriage, one {1} daughter and two {2} sons: Neina, Monty and Joey Burroughs all of Gaffney, SC; one {1} stepson, Woodrow L. Spain of Columbia, SC; three {3} grandchildren: Amauria, KeAsia and Harper Burroughs all of Gaffney, SC; five {5} sisters: Francella Thurman of Hallsborough, NC, Geneva E. B. Grandell of East Orange, NJ, Irene B. Williamson of New York, NY, Clara Burroughs Vereen of Weehawken, NJ and Hestella B. Johnson of Conway, SC; a father-in-law and mother-in-law: Levon and Margie Stanley of Greensville, SC; a brother-in-law, Shawn L. Stanley and sister-in-law, Bilquanetta Stanley both of Conway, SC; a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at Oceanview Funeral Home and Rhue’s Memorial Chapel in Conway, SC. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, June 07, 2017 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Conway.


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