WEST COLUMBIA -- William Platt “Bill” Felder, 67, resident of West Columbia, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Lexington Medical Center.

Born June 30, 1949 in Columbia, he was the son of the late Candler Hart and Willie Frances Turner Felder. A graduate of AC Flora High School, he also graduated from The University of South Carolina and Midlands Technical College with Honors. He retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Bill was a member of various bowling leagues, competitive bridge clubs and was an accomplished poker player.

Surviving are a daughter, Connor McPherson Felder and her mother, Kathy Nave Felder of Greenwood, SC; a brother, Candler Hart Felder, Jr.; cousins, Myra Connor Marshall and George Marshall; along with an extended family.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.blythfuneralhome.com.

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Felder family.