​William Ed Perdue



William Ed Perdue, age 82 of Sweetpine Court passed away, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his home.

Born in Montgomery, AL, he was the son of the late Leon C. and Bessie Frazier Perdue. He attended college in Alabama and went on to play for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL. Mr. Perdue was a US Marine Corp veteran. Mr. Perdue was a paving contractor in the Horry County area for many years working for Palmetto Paving.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Grady Perdue, a daughter, Mary Jane Perdue, a son, William “Billy” Perdue and a grandson, Charles Bradley Reavis.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Dysart Perdue; sons, John Wiley Mesimer of Huntersville, NC, Marty Eric Mesimer and wife Beverly of Myrtle Beach and Bryan Keith Mesimer of Conway; daughter, Kimberly Mesimer Cherry and husband John of Conway and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services with military honors will be 11:00 AM Friday, September 15, 2017 at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery in Conway, SC. The family request casual attire.

Memorials may be made to American Kidney Association, 11921 Rockville Road, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family.