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David Tonkyn, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences – January 2, 2022

David Tonkyn

David Tonkyn, 67, of Edisto Beach, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, died January 2, 2022. Tonkyn retired from Clemson in 2017 after 31 years of service. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in biology with a concentration in ecology at Princeton University and pursued post-doctoral studies in field and community ecology at the University […]

Dr. James Larry Josey, retiree – January 14, 2022

Dr. James “Larry” Josey, 86, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022. Born in Laurel, MS, he was the only child of the late Fred and Lurlene Matthews Josey. Larry received his BS and PhD from Mississippi State University and his Masters from LSU. He spent two years with the Army Corp of Engineers, twenty […]

Charlie Hugh Williamson, retiree – January 19, 2022

Charlie Hugh Williamson, 95, of Seneca, husband of the late Mildred Newton Williamson, passed away January 19, 2022. Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Charlie Evans and Savannah King Williamson. He graduated from Devry Institute of Technology and was a member of Fairview Church of God. Mr. Williamson served his country […]

Carolyn F. Fowler, retiree – January 13, 2022

Carolyn Ferguson Fowler, 83, who was retired from the Office Administration and Research Support, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. She was born on July 1, 1938 and was the only child of James Gordon Ferguson and Eunice Meeks Ferguson. Fowler worked She is survived by her husband, Donald E. (Don) Fowler, of 64 […]

Pat Wannamaker, Professor Emerita of Languages – December 21, 2021

Pat Wannamaker, 92, of Clemson, Professor Emerita of Languages, died December 21, 2021. Wannamaker was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and earned her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. She was a longtime professor at Clemson University and was the founder/director of the Language and International Trade Department. She retired in 1988 after 24 years […]

Matthew T. Whaley, student – January 12, 2022

Matthew T. Whaley, 22, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. He was a senior industrial engineering major from Concord, North Carolina. “We were shocked and saddened to learn of Matthew’s death,” said Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Chris Miller. “He was an outstanding student and a valuable member of the […]

Kenneth Ted Wallenius, Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Sciences – January 4, 2022

Ted Wallenius, 89, of Seneca, Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Sciences, died January 4, 2022. Wallenius taught at Yale University before settling at Clemson University in 1968, with multiple visiting professorships at the University of Copenhagen, Naval Postgraduate School, Stanford, the Office of Naval Research, the National Institute of Science and Technology and the University of […]

Billy F. Brock, retiree – December 24, 2021

Billy F. Brock, 88, of Pendleton, who was retired from Purchasing and Supply Services, died December 24, 2021. He worked at Clemson 25 years until July 1995. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He then worked at J.P. Stevens until beginning his career at Clemson University, earning the […]