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William E. “Bill” West, Professor Emeritus of Graphic Communications – November 21, 2021

William E. “Bill” West, 85, of Clemson, Professor Emeritus of Graphic Communications, died November 21, 2021. West served the Clemson University for 36 years. In addition to being a tenured professor, he was director of Educational Services, then associate dean of Education, then acting dean of Education and finally chair of the Graphic Communications Department. […]

Linda “Diane” Collier, retiree – November 17, 2021

Linda “Diane” Collier, 70, of Seneca died November 17, 2021. She retired from Clemson University in 2003 after 28 years. She was a registered nurse at Redfern Health Center. She is survived by her husband, John; daughters, Amy (Chris) Garrison and Leigh (Cain) Stinnett; five grandchildren Austin, Aidan, Hunter, Connor, and Peyton; mother, Hester (Ed) […]

Gordon Thomas Lee, Public Service and Agriculture employee – November 20, 2021

Gordon Thomas Lee, 50, of Landrum, a meat inspector in Public Service and Agriculture, died November 20, 2021. Lee ran Lee’s Dairy Farm with his family for most of his life. He was a graduate of Anderson College and North Carolina State University. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November […]

Melissa McCullough, Bioengineering employee – October 18, 2021

Bioengineering employee Melissa McCullough died on Monday, October 18, 2021. Clemson’s Bioengineering’s department is holding a remembrance of Melissa McCullough on December 1, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Watt Family Innovation Center. All are invited to help honor and remember McCullough’s time at Clemson. Visit this link to attend. After McCullough’s time in the military […]

Bobby Joe Lyday, Youth Learning Institute employee – November 16, 2021

Youth Learning Institute employee Bobby Joe Lyday, 62, of Pickens, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Lyday was a building and grounds manager and worked for the University for almost seven years. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Midway […]

John Syme, alumnus and Professor Emeritus of Forest Resources – October 30, 2021

John Syme, 96, alumnus and Professor Emeritus of Forest Resources, died October 30, 2021. He was a graduate of Oregon State and earned his Ph.D. at Clemson University. His professional career consisted of nearly 30 years in the wood products industry and upon retiring from that he joined the Department of Forestry at Clemson. He […]

Brenda Joyce Wood Peebles, retiree – October 28, 2021

Retiree Brenda Joyce Wood Peebles, 77, of Seneca died October 28, 2021. Peebles was human resources manager in Clemson Libraries from 2001 to 2009, when she retired. She returned part time in 2010 and also worked in University Facilities until 2015. She had retired from Duke Energy after 30 years before coming to Clemson. In […]