William "Sonny" Boroughs


Passed: Sunday, November 13, 2016
Funeral: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Age: 80
Location: Taylors

William G. (Sonny) Boroughs, 80, passed away on November 13, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.

Mr. Boroughs was born in Barhamsville, Virginia to the late David and Margaret Zawodny Boroughs.

He was married to Delores H. Boroughs, he served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Winn-Dixie. Sonny was a faithful member of Fairview Baptist Church and was known for the Sonny's B.B.Q. at Big Thursday and the vegetables he shared.


Sonny is survived by daughters, Tracy Boroughs and Alison Gosnell (Theo); two grandchildren, Kelsey and Brian Gosnell; four brothers, David Boroughs, Robert Boroughs, James Boroughs and Elwood Boroughs and three sisters, Laura Croswell, Elizabeth Violet and Rose Lipscomb.

Mr. Boroughs was predeceased by one sister, Margaret.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Fairview Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Wilson Nelson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Waters, Charles Farmer, Lance Hightower, Mike Barnes, Tony Waters and Charles Boswell.

Honorary escort will be the deacons and greeters of Fairview Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Fairview Baptist Church.

The family is at the home of a daughter and son-in-law, Alison and Theo Gosnell. (next door)

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund, 1300 Locust Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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