William 'Blu' Bluford

May 12, 1968 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 54)


Mr. William Anthony (Blu) Young Bluford was born May 12, 1968, in Newberry County, South Carolina to Reverend Minnie Young Bluford and the late James Bluford.

He attended the public schools of Laurens County, South Carolina.

At an early age, "Blu," as he was lovingly called by family and friends, joined Mt. Cowell Baptist Church in Joanna, South Carolina.  He later attended New Salem Deliverance Church in Laurens, SC.

He was preceded in death, in addition to his father, by his grandparents:  Mary L. Bluford, William Bluford, and Ola Mae Young.

On Friday, May 20, 2022, Mr. William A. Young Bluford departed this life and entered into Eternal Rest at his home at the age of fifty-four.

He leaves to forever cherish his many memories, in addition to his mother, his two sons:  Tyrez Young and Ezekiel Young of Laurens, SC; Two daughters:  Tiesha Young and Zoe Young both of Laurens, SC; two grandchildren:  Kamauri Cain and Andrea Cain;  two special children he helped raise:  Carolyetta Pulley and Man Pulley; one sister, Paetrina "Pat" Bluford of Laurens, SC; two brothers:  James Bluford and Eric Bluford both of Laurens, SC; one aunt, Mae W. Tribble of Mountville, SC; two uncles:  Richard Gary and William O Bluford both of Laurens, SC; one great aunt, Betty Rice of Laurens, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.



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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
May 24, 2022

1:00 PM
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1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Celebration of Life
May 25, 2022

2:00 PM
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1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Interment following funeral service
May 25, 2022

Westview Memorial Park
5740 US-76
Laurens, SC 29360

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