Surfside, SC - William John "Bud" Grazioli, 51, died on September 13, 2021 following a brief illness. Bud was born to Dominic and Esther Grazioli in 1970 in Altus AFB, Oklahoma. Bud spent the majority of his life in Surfside Beach, SC. He is survived by his mother, Esther, three siblings, their families, his fiancée, her children and many, many friends: Victoria and husband James Bilbro, Andrew "Tom", Dominic and wife Tina, and a nephew and niece, Dominic and Lauren, Laura Longo, and the children of his heart, Brian, Megan, Brittany and Abigail. According to Bud's friend, Richard Barrington, "Bud was the archetypal “gentle giant”, caring, kind, generous to a fault, loyal and hilarious* "In his own mind at least!" Bud graduated from the University of South Carolina. He worked in Information Technologies and was an avid longtime member of the local dart community.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery, Marion Heights with the Rev. Andrew Stahmer officiating.