We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Pollard Funeral Home
William L. Bland, 65, passed away Friday in MUSC-Lancaster. He was the son of the late George W. and Minnie Benson Bland. He was the husband of Anita S. Bland of the home. Also surviving are his 6 sons, Chris Bland of Georgia, George W. Showalter of Massachusetts, William L. Bland, Jr. of Colorado, David L. Bland of Chester, Richard Bland of W. Columbia, Jon Hall of Chester; 5 daughters Pamela B. Clark of Georgia, Melissa Locklear of Chester, Peggy Hinson of Shelby, Donna Bland of Chester, Theresa Lewis, NC; 3 brothers, George B. Bland, Sr., Jimmy M. Bland, Richard E. Bland, Sr., all of Chester; 1 sister, Barbara Jo Bland of Chester, 2 sisters in-law, Peggy Stapleton (Scott), Darlene Greene (Dennis) both of Chester; 32 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his Chihuahua, Baby Girl.
William was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Jessica L. Bland, 1 brother Robert W. Bland, 1 sister Kathy Jean Bland, 1 son Timothy Bland.
He was a talented drums, guitar and piano classic rock & country musician. William was a former member of The Carolina Music Makers Band and The Straight-Shot Band.
For those wishing to view William please visit Pollard Funeral Home Tuesday, July 5th from 2-3 p.m.
The funeral for William will be by officiated by Pastor Jonathon Pannell, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 5th, at the Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, 998 Dunlap Roddey Road in Rock Hill SC 29730.
The family is gathering at the home, 575 Pryor Street.
The death of William was unexpected, and the family is understandably shocked by this loss. If you knew William, you know how much he touched the lives of those around him. It is now our turn to give back and help Anita and the rest of family as they deal with this monumental loss. If you would like to do something in memory of William, please reach out to Pollard Funeral Home (803) 385-3168 or Anita for ways you can help them through this time of loss. All donations are gratefully appreciated.
Pollard Funeral Home is serving the family.