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Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

More than 100 years of service

Family-owned and operated since 1875, Robinson offers funeral, burial, and cremation services in four locations throughout the Upstate. Taking care of our clients is what we do best. We can help at all stages of the funeral process, from preplanning to probate and insurance issues.

A tradition of caring, serving, and supporting
At Robinson, we’re more than just another funeral home. We’ve been a part of the community for more than a hundred years, and our mission has always been to take care of our clients in their time of need. We’re your friends and neighbors, and we’re here when you need us.

With you every step of the way
When you choose Robinson, we’re with you from start to finish, from planning a funeral to tying up the loose ends in the days after. Our caring and compassionate staff will guide you through the funeral process and help honor your loved one with dignity and respect. We’ll take care of all the details so you can focus on your family in your time of grief.


Our Obituaries

Carl Chappell

September 29, 1929 - September 9, 2017

Carl Chappell Liberty Carlous Hueston Chappell, 87, husband of the late Annie Bell Lackey Chappell, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at his home. Mr. Chappell was born in Pickens County and was a son of the late Elec Cleman Randolph and Katie Angeline Stewart Chappell. He was a painter with American Enka, loved hunting, fishing and cow farming and was of the Baptist faith. ...
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Valerie Anne Paynter

April 19, 1939 - September 4, 2017

Valerie Anne Paynter Clemson, SC Valerie Anne Griffiths Paynter, 78, widow of Malcolm James Benjamin Paynter died Monday, September 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Walsall, England, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Annie Coley Griffiths. She graduated with honors in 1960 from London University where she earned her BSc in Chemistry and her PhD in Plant...
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Charles "Spoon" Huggins

February 4, 1949 - August 27, 2017

Charles W. "Spoon" Huggins II Starr, SC Charles Witherspoon Huggins, 68, husband of Betty Ann Marvin Huggins, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his home. He was a native of Bishopville, SC. He was a son of the late Mary Lois Stokes and Charles Witherspoon Huggins I. He attended Clemson University prior to spending his whole career in Law Enforcement and the Court system. He worked...
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Ann Church

October 27, 1952 - August 27, 2017

Ann Church Central Ann Karen Hilliard Church, 64, wife of Charles "Mike" Church, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Ann was born in Clearwater, FL, and was a daughter of the late Robert Donald and Barbara Ann Hamm Hilliard. She was a special education teacher at West Franklin Elementary School in Anderson District Five for many years and...
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Ruth Browning

November 24, 1939 - August 25, 2017

Ruth Browning Central Ruth Ellen Wagner Browning, 77, wife of Wandle Buzz Browning, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Browning was born in Greenville, and was a daughter of the late, Robert Nathaniel and Ann Lee Moore Wagner. She was a licensed practical nurse and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Seneca. Surviving are a son, Robert...
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Rachel Fisher Herb

April 29, 1922 - August 20, 2017

Rachel F. Herb, 95, of Clemson, died August 20. Born in Mohnton, PA, she was a daughter of the late Andrew J. Fisher and Edith Hart Fisher. She graduated from Mohnton High School as valedictorian. She was a supervisor at the RM Palmer Co. of Reading, PA, and was the president of the Women's Management Club there. Other community services included the presidency of the YWCA and also trustee and...
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Barbara Ann Fuerst

August 13, 1935 - August 18, 2017

Barbara Ann Fuerst, 82 years of age, wife of the late Fred F. Fuerst, passed away August 18, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by family. Barbara was born on August 13, 1935, in Rochester, NY, to the late H. Robert & Grace K. Johnson. Barbara attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she met & married Fred. Surviving are three children, Kathleen Carney (John) of Sunset, SC; Nancy...
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Leo Smith

June 22, 1934 - August 16, 2017

Leo Smith Clemson Leo R. Smith went home to be with Lord on August 16th, 2017. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on June 22nd, 1933. The son of WWI veteran and Union Pacific Railroad Engineer, John N. Smith, and his wife, Irene Gibbons. Leo learned the value of hard work as a paper boy, and working on a railroad bridge and building gang. Drafted by the Army during the Korean War, he built...
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Richard Allen Wenglarz

January 28, 1940 - August 14, 2017

Dr. Richard Allen Wenglarz Seneca, SC Dr. Richard Allen Wenglarz, 77, of Seneca, SC, went on to be with the Lord on August 14, 2017. Richard, a native of East Peoria, Illinois was a son of the late John and Marie Wenglarz, and brother to the now Marilyn Jean Lester (Jim) of East Peoria, and Madelyn Carole Harrison (Jim) of Kingwood, Texas. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara...
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Edwin A. Freeman

May 2, 1928 - August 7, 2017

Edwin Armistead Freeman of Clemson, SC, passed away on August 7, 2017. A Professor Emeritus of Music at Clemson University (1969-1996), Ed's musicianship touched the lives of many students and colleagues through his teaching, composing, and performing. Over the years he wrote many musical arrangements for the Clemson Tiger Band, including "Eye of the Tiger," still played regularly for Clemson...
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Sandra Robbins

August 27, 1953 - July 28, 2017

Sandra Robbins Central Sandra "Sandy" Smith Robbins, 63, wife of the late, Joel Edward Robbins III, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017. Sandy was born in Sacramento, CA and was a daughter of Faye Chapman Smith of Seneca and the late J. D. Smith, Jr. She was retired from Michelin Tire Corporation and was a member of Seneca Wesleyan Church. Surviving in addition to her mother, are a...
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Constance Hargate Wardlaw

January 30, 1925 - July 26, 2017

Constance Irene Hargate Wardlaw, 92, widow of Raymond J. Wardlaw, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC. Connie was born in Gastonia, NC, the daughter of the late William Henry and Della Elizabeth Spearman Hargate. She was a retired employee with Jacobs Chucks and had previously worked at Pratt Read Company in Central. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist...
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Loyd A. Guffee

August 26, 1925 - July 25, 2017

Loyd Alfred Guffee, 91, the loving husband for 70 years of Minnie Glenn Guffee, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at AnMed Health. Born in McAdenville, NC, he was the son of the late Henry Alvin and Bulah Potts Guffee. Mr. Guffee retired after over 30 years of service in Textile Research with the USDA at Clemson. He was a member for over 58 years of Pendleton United Methodist Church and was very...
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Ralph P. Bryant

October 25, 1929 - July 25, 2017

Ralph Preston Bryant, 87, of Anderson, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Pickens County, the son of the late Clarence and Mamie Holliday Bryant. Ralph was a retired employee with Kemet Industries and was of the Baptist faith. After his retirement he loved spending time on his pontoon boat fishing. ...
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Willie Chiles Martin

January 4, 1921 - July 24, 2017

Willie Chiles Martin, wife of the late John Campbell Martin, died on 24 July 2017. Willie was a native of Bradley SC, daughter of the late John Hearst and Emma Eleanor Monroe Chiles. She received BA and MA degrees from Clemson University, where Willie was a member of Phi Kappa Phi. She was privileged to have been an adjunct instructor at Tri County Technical College. She enjoyed volunteering...
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Marie Cuneo Roberts

June 7, 1941 - July 23, 2017

Marie Cuneo Roberts, 76, died Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the Clemson Downs Health Care Center. Born in Camden, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Joyce Cuneo. Marie retired following 37 years as the Association Manager for the Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association. She was of the Catholic faith. She was an avid tennis player, enjoyed traveling and playing cards. She was an...
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Connie Cintron

July 18, 1950 - July 22, 2017

Connie Cintron Central Connie Sue Sheppard Cintron, 67, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Mrs. Cintron was born in Oconee County and was a daughter of Rachel Stone Sheppard English of Six Mile and the late, John Sam Sheppard. She was a nurse with Foothills Community Care Center and of the Baptist Faith. Surviving in addition to her mother, are three sons, Richard Luis Cintron and...
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Flora Kizer Stone

March 10, 1935 - July 21, 2017

Flora Alice Kizer Stone, 82, of Seneca, SC passed away July 21, 2017. Flora was born on March 10, 1935 in St. George, SC to Chester Wright Kizer and Ella Belle Kizer. She was always the belle of the ball whether wearing high heels or cowboy boots. Flora was known for her outspoken wit and wisdom as well as her love for family, neighbors and friends. She always had a special place in her...
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Betty Sparacino

September 25, 1930 - July 20, 2017

Paulina Elizabeth "Betty" Zailo Sparacino, 86, formerly of Central, widow of Anthony A. Sparacino, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Greer, SC. Born in Lamont, Alberta, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Annie Lazowski Zailo. Betty was a former employee of Jantzen, Inc. and a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Clemson. Surviving are two sons,...
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Raymond M. Flasch

June 5, 1924 - July 17, 2017

Raymond Matthew Flasch, 93, widower of Mary Snow Flasch, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC. Born in Dormont, PA, he was a son of the late John and Nellie Edith McCollum Flasch. He was a graduate of and earned a Masters Degree in Theology and Music from Cleveland Bible College. He retired after 28 years of service with Sherwin Williams of Cleveland. Raymond...
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Lizzie Rollins

July 8, 1947 - July 16, 2017

Lizzie Rollins Central Lizzie Mae "Liz" Rogers Rollins, 70, wife of the late, Roger Ramsey Rollins, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Mrs. Rollins was born in Sumter, SC and was a daughter of the late, Charlie and Gladys Mae Hendricks Rogers. She worked in retail and was a member of Six Mile Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Rodney Rollins (Amy); three daughters, Angie...
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Melissa Brown

February 25, 1961 - July 14, 2017

Melissa Brown Central Melissa Smith Brown, 56, wife of Randy Brown, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Mrs. Brown was born in Anderson County and was the daughter of the late Wayne R. Smith and Linda Smith Spearman. She was a sales person for Walmart and Bilo and was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to her husband, are two...
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Joseph Brown, Jr.

June 13, 1959 - July 11, 2017

Joseph Irving Brown Jr. aka "Jay", "Joe" passed away suddenly in Central SC on Tuesday July 11, 2017 at the age of 58. Joseph was survived by his wife Debra Lee Brown of Central SC, his Mother Barbara Ann Lawson Brown of Newport News Va., his brother Edwin Lawson Brown and his wife Catherine , niece Amy Hernandez and her husband Eduardo, nephew Matthew Brown and his wife Jacqulin of Allen...
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H. Donald Pilgrim

December 31, 1933 - July 7, 2017

Howell Donald Pilgrim, 83, widower of Yueh Yuan "Linda" Liang Pilgrim, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at the home of his daughter. Don was born in Pickens County, son of the late Ernest James and Gynell Rumler Pilgrim. He was a retired supervisor with Stayon Products and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church. He was a Korean War Army veteran having been awarded the Korean Service Medal with 5...
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George Louis Mitchell

March 19, 1924 - July 5, 2017

George Louis Mitchell, 93, husband of Sally Ellis Mitchell, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at his home at the Clemson Downs. Born in Minneapolis, he was the son of the late George Newton and Malinda Graebe Mitchell. George was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and was in the 78th Infantry Division that fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He was wounded in the Battle of Kesternich and was recently...
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Jimmy Rogers

March 21, 1933 - July 2, 2017

Jimmy Rogers Easley Jimmy Clifton Rogers, 84, husband of Frankie Rogers, went home to the Lord on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Mr. Rogers was born in Liberty and was a son of the late, Riley Mae Porter Rogers and Robert Rogers. Jimmy was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, where he served proudly on the USS Pollux. The majority of his career was spent in the transportation industry working for...
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Evelyn Doerr

November 18, 1915 - June 17, 2017

Evelyn F Doerr, aged 101, passed away peacefully on June 17 at Clemson Downs in Clemson, SC. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer who passed away in 1990. Evelyn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on November 18, 1915, the daughter of Fred and Blanche Johnson. She grew up in Oklahoma City where she met the love of her life, Elmer Doerr, in high school. They were married in 1935 and...
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Steven Dozier Haymond, Jr.

September 10, 1997 - June 17, 2017

Steven Dozier Haymond, Jr., 19, of West Columbia, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Steven was the son of Steve and Ester Haymond of West Columbia. Steven was a 2015 graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School where he played varsity baseball. He was a rising junior at Clemson University where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Anyone who knew him, knew he was...
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John N. Williams II

February 12, 1926 - June 14, 2017

John N. Williams II Clemson, SC John N. Williams II, 91, husband of Eulalah East Williams died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Clemson Downs. Born in Etowah County, Alabama, he was the son of the late John N. and Fannie Harbour Williams. He was a graduate of Auburn University, earned his Masters Degree from Mississippi State University and his PhD from University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He...
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Donald A. "Duck" Wilson

May 15, 1937 - June 11, 2017

Donald Allen "Duck" Wilson, 80, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Patsy Ramey Wilson. Born in Central, SC, he was a son of the late Guy and Christine Gillespie Wilson. He was a 1955 graduate of Pendleton High School, served in the SC Army National Guard and was owner of Wilson's Paint & Carpet Store in Pendleton...
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Gloria Theresa Kosciusko

January 11, 1924 - June 10, 2017

Gloria Theresa Kosciusko, beloved wife of the late Mitchell Kosciusko and beloved mother of seven, died June 10, 2017, in Seneca, SC. Born in Lowell, MA, in 1924, she was the daughter of the late George and Philomene Maynard. She was a 1944 graduate of Massachusetts State College. She earned her BS in home economics and nutrition and received a teaching certificate. She taught school and ran a...
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Edward Henry Pass

August 7, 1943 - June 8, 2017

Edward H. Pass Clemson, SC Edward Henry Pass, 73, husband of Susan Williams Pass, died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his home. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Joseph and Antonette Bruske Paszkiewicz. Edward was a 1966 graduate of Georgetown University and earned his Masters Degree from Catholic University. He was a regional executive with General Electric until he...
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Carzell Cothran

July 13, 1930 - May 31, 2017

Carzell Cothran Central Carzell Floyd Cothran, 86, husband of Bobbie Merck Cothran, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at his home. Mr. Cothran was born in Central and was a son of the late, William Blanton and Lola Littleton Cothran. He was retired from the agronomy and soil department of Clemson University, was a U. S. Army veteran, having served with the corps of engineers, at Fort...
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Dianne Haselton

February 19, 1932 - May 29, 2017

Dianne Haselton Clemson Dianne Evelyn Hough Haselton, 85, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 at AnMed Hospital in Anderson. Mrs. Haselton was born in Bristol, CT and was a daughter of the late, Edgar and Evelyn Woods Hough. She was retired from Clemson University as a research analyst in the agriculture and applied economics department, was a former member of Clemson City Counsel, was...
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Robert "Bob" Burks

August 20, 1930 - May 28, 2017

Robert "Bob" Edward Burks, 86, husband of Elizabeth "Betty" Steadman Burks—whom he absolutely adored—passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 following complications from a medical procedure. Bob was known for his gentle and kind demeanor, his thoughtful and principled counsel, his deep love and support for his family, and for his strong faith and commitment to Jesus Christ. Born August 20, 1930...
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Patricia Cowden

January 27, 1921 - May 25, 2017

Patricia Greer Cowden, widow of William Stewart Cowden, passed away, May 25, 2017, at Oconee Medical Center. She was a long time resident of Clemson Downs. She was the daughter of Mary White Miller and Julian Bryan Greer. She was born in Calhoun County, Alabama, and lived most of her life in Atlanta, GA. While living in Atlanta, Pat, as she was known, worked for a judge in the Fulton County...
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Sybil H. Funchess

March 16, 1928 - May 25, 2017

Sybil H. Funchess Clemson, SC Sybil Holladay Funchess, 89, wife of almost 68 years of William H. Funchess, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in the Limestone Community of Orangeburg County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Leroy Clemson and Gladys Culler Holladay. She was a 1945 graduate of Orangeburg High School, a 1949 graduate of Winthrop College and...
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D. C. Medlin

May 4, 1926 - May 21, 2017

D. C. Medlin Central Diedrick Christion Medlin, 91, husband of Aileen Maw Medlin, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Richard Campbell Veterans Nursing Home. Mr. Medlin was born in Stephens County, GA and was a son of the late Samuel and Carrie Wald Medlin. He was retired from the Judson Plant of Milliken Company, after 35 years. He served in the U. S. Army in the Philippines as...
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Anthony T. Crowe, M.D.

April 8, 1965 - May 20, 2017

Anthony Todd Crowe M.D., 52, beloved husband, father, and physician, went to be with his Lord at 7:00 PM, May 20, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC. Todd was born on April 8, 1965 at Hillcrest Hospital in Simpsonville, SC to the late Tommy Russell Crowe and Diane Armstrong Crowe. He grew up in Mauldin and attended Mauldin High School. He was a member of The College of...
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Wayne Ogle

December 23, 1922 - May 20, 2017

Wayne Leroy Ogle, 94, formerly of Clemson, died peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Born in Knoxville, TN he was the son of the late Otha and Demarius Ogle. He was a veteran of WWII and served in the Army with the 84th Infantry. He fought in the Battle of The Bulge and received a purple heart and the Bronze Star. After the war was over and he was discharged from the...
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Dorothy Ferguson

August 19, 1928 - May 20, 2017

Dorothy Ferguson Central Dorothy Sue Pike Ferguson, 88, wife of the late, Olon Henry Ferguson, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Ferguson was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late, Thomas and Ruth Gillespie Pike. She graduated from Winthrop University and worked in administration for Anderson County Schools. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic...
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Charles Rogers

May 30, 1945 - May 19, 2017

Charles Rogers Lafrance Charles Edward Rogers, 71, husband of Janet Stanton Rogers, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Mr. Rogers was born in Sumter, SC and was the son of the late Charlie and Gladys Hendrix Rogers. He was retired from Westpoint-Stevens as a HVAC technician and was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Surviving in addition to his...
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Earl Benjamin Dippon

March 23, 1916 - May 18, 2017

Earl Benjamin Dippon, 101, of Clemson, died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the home of his daughter Ruth C. Dippon Andreasen and husband Robert in Clemson, SC. Born in Dwight, Illinois, he was a son of the late Benjamin J. and Elizabeth Konrad Dippon. Earl was a graduate of Dwight Township High School in Dwight, IL and at the age of 17 purchased a business that became known as Dippon's-Dwight...
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Dianna M. Georgina

July 22, 1959 - May 18, 2017

Dianna Georgina, 57, of Duluth, Georgia, died Thursday, May 18, 2017. Dianna was born in Olyphant, PA, daughter of the late Richard and Dorothy Polinsky Georgina. She was a 1977 graduate of Bishop O'Hara High School in Dunmore, PA, a 1981 graduate of Clemson University, a 1992 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and earned her MA in Anthropology in 1994 from Washington University...
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Fred E. Zeiner

June 16, 1932 - May 14, 2017

Fred E. Zeiner of Clemson died on May 14, 2017 after a long period of illness. He was born in Neu Werbass, Yugoslavia on June 16, 1932. Two hundred years prior many Germans, including his father's family, had emigrated to this area. His childhood was spent in Yugoslavia until WWII began. Tito ordered all ethnic Germans be put in internment camps. The family was lucky to be able to escape by...
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Robert Albert Palfey

February 21, 1943 - May 13, 2017

Robert Albert Palfey, 74, husband of Antoinette Raymond Palfey, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at AnMed Health in Anderson, SC. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Palfey. Bob was a retired employee with Bristol Meyers. After retirement, Bob and his wife moved from New Jersey to the Clemson, SC area. Surviving in his addition to his wife of 54...
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Boel Johansson Traeff

August 24, 1948 - May 13, 2017

Boel Marie Cecilia Johansson Traeff, 68, wife of Thomas Simpson Klugh, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Monsteras, Sweden, she was the daughter of the late Ake and IngMarie Johansson. She was a graduate of D.W. Daniel High School as well as a graduate of pharmacy technical training (Sweden). Boel was a pharmacy technician with Oskarshamn Apoteket from age...
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Illa Alexander Selbert

July 7, 1914 - May 2, 2017

Illa A. Selbert Central, SC Illa Alexander Selbert, 102, widow of Edwin Jack Selbert, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Born in Cincinatti, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Bertha Schmitt Alexander. Illa was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, solving cross word puzzles, eating out and going for a drive. Surviving are a son, Edwin Jack Selbert, Jr, of...
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Harriet Lohmann

October 31, 1952 - May 2, 2017

Harriet H. Lohnmann Clemson, SC Harriet Harper Lohmann, 64, wife of Allen Charles Lohmann, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Anderson and Evelyn Margaret Harper. Harriet attended Anderson College and has been a Child Care Giver for many years having most recently worked at the Clemson Child Care...
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Margaret Nix

May 18, 1931 - May 2, 2017

Margaret Nix Liberty Margaret Powell Nix, 85, wife of he late Charles Edward Nix, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Mrs. Nix was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late, Lemuel and Ann Wilson Powell. She served as secretary of Calumet Baptist Church, was a member of Calumet Baptist Church and the Oneida Mahaffy Sunday School Class. ...
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Ellis "Jack" Durham

November 22, 1962 - May 2, 2017

Ellis Jackson "Jack" Durham, 54, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at AnMed Health. Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of Dennis Ellis Durham of Pendleton and Patricia Jordan Durham of Central, SC. Surviving in addition to his parents is a brother, Christopher Dean Durham of Central. Memorial services will be 6 PM, Thursday at East Clemson Christian Fellowship. The family will receive...
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Tiffany Gay

June 16, 1985 - April 27, 2017

Tiffany Gay Central Tiffany Place Gay, 31, wife of Joseph L. Gay passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at her home. Tiffany was born in Mesquite, TX and was a daughter of Sheryle Bangs Place of Central and the late Jeffrey A. Place. She was a homemaker and a member of St Andrews United Methodist Church in Easley. Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are three daughters,...
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Tina Bell Stephens

December 5, 1980 - April 9, 2017

Tina Stephens Mt. Pleasant Tina Cherie Bell Stephens, 36, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Mt. Pleasant. Tina was born in Anderson County and was a daughter of Teresa Wheeler Bell of Central and the late Carl E. Bell. She was a hairstylist at Tabula Rosa Salon in Mt. Pleasant and was of the Methodist faith. Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband, Jonathon C....
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Michael Alan Putnam

January 10, 1976 - April 9, 2017

Michael Alan Putnam Pendleton, SC Michael Alan Putnam, 41, husband of Angela "Angie" Lay Putnam, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home. Born in Easley, he was the son of Steve and Brenda Stancil Law of Central. Alan attended Daniel High School and was a former shift operator for a manufacturing firm. He loved his Clemson Tigers, working in the yard and being with family. Surviving...
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William Porterfield

April 12, 1933 - April 8, 2017

William Porterfield Clemson William Ellsworth "Bill" Porterfield, 83, husband of Edna Janice Binns Porterfield passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Clemson Downs. Mr. Porterfield was born in Parkersburg, WV and was a son of the late, Friend and Myrtle Porterfield. He worked for many years with Binns Food Center in Flushing, OH, and later moved to Clemson and retired from Winn Dixie...
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William James

June 27, 1926 - April 7, 2017

Reverend William D. James, age 90, of Pickens, SC, left his earthly life to be forever with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, April 7. He was born June 27, 1926, in Anderson, SC. He answered the call from God to the ministry of the gospel at the age of eighteen while serving in the US Navy. He received his Associate of Arts Degree in 1948 from Southern Wesleyan University located...
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Jerry Lodge

May 29, 1941 - April 7, 2017

Mr. William Jerry Lodge, 75, of Central, SC, husband of Cynthia Burkard Lodge (Cindy), went home with Jesus on April 7th, 2017 after prolonged health challenges. Born in Mitchell County, GA, he was the son of the late John R. and Ruby M. Lodge. He was the original owner/operator of Lodge's Greenhouse and Nursery in Pendleton, SC. Throughout his retirement years, Jerry continued to garden and...
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Riley R. Stevens

July 9, 1952 - April 4, 2017

Riley Stevens Anderson Riley Randolph Stevens died April 4th in a plane crash in Micanopy, Florida. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Riley's father was in the Air Force which meant growing up the family lived all over the US. Riley was born at McDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL, on July 9, 1952. For college, Riley chose the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and...
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Anna Pivorun

October 20, 1913 - April 2, 2017

Anna K. Pivorun Central, SC Anna Kudzma Pivorun, 103, widow of Broni Pivorun and formerly of Pendleton, died Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Central, SC. Born in Worcester, Mass, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Malvina Borisuite Kudzma. Her parents returned to their homeplace in Lithuania when she was still a child. She returned to the USA in 1937 when the Russians forced Americans and...
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Richard Keith "Richey" Hunter

June 14, 1966 - March 30, 2017

Richard K. (Richey) Hunter Anderson, SC Richard Keith "Richey" Hunter, 50, husband of Alice Williams Hunter, died Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Monroe, GA. Born in Anderson, he was the son of Edgar Theodore "Teddy" and Elaine Henderson Hunter of Clemson. Richey was a 1984 graduate of Pendleton High School and was a Commercial Truck Driver with AutoZone. Richey was a commissioner for the...
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Robbie Holladay

October 9, 1969 - March 29, 2017

Robbie Holladay Clemson Kelley Robbie Holladay, 47, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at his home. Robbie was born in Anderson County and was a son of Jean Kelly Holladay of Clemson and David Fredrick Holladay of Six Mile. Robbie had spent many years as a chef in the Charleston area. In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Randy Holladay of Dallas, TX; a...
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J. Campbell Martin

December 6, 1926 - March 28, 2017

J. Campbell Martin Clemson, SC John Campbell Martin, husband of Willie Chiles Martin, died on 28 March 2017. Campbell was a native of Orangeburg SC, son of the late William Belton and Mary Mignonne Lowman Martin. He graduated from Clemson College,completed a Master's degree at MIT, a PhD at NC State University. He taught in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Clemson...
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Henry Farr

April 16, 1939 - March 25, 2017

Henry Farr Liberty Henry Wyatt Farr, 77, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Pruitt Health Care. Mr. Farr was a son of the late Henry Wyatt and Janet Couch Farr. He was retired from Michelin Tire Corporation, a veteran of the United States Air Force and was a member of Saluda Hill Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Anthony Wyatt Farr of Ridge Springs, SC and a daughter,...
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Pearline Rhodes

March 2, 1921 - March 23, 2017

Pearline Rhodes Central Pearline Smith Rhodes, 96, wife of the late, William Grady Rhodes, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca. Mrs. Rhodes was born in Pickens County, and was a daughter of the late, Hampton and Katie Waters Smith. She was retired from J. P. Stevens, enjoyed baking, cooking and spending time with her family. She was a founding...
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Mildred "Mama" Porter

May 13, 1923 - March 21, 2017

Mildred "Mama" Porter Central, SC Mildred Bernice Crowe Porter "Mama Porter", 93, widow of Alvin Richard Porter died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC. Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Harrison and Agnes Elizabeth Brackens Crowe. She was a former employee with Lowndes Mill in Easley and retired from J.P. Stevens Clemson Plant. She...
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Phyllis Erlene Schaller

July 12, 1925 - March 20, 2017

Phyllis E. Schaller Clemson, SC Phyllis Erlene Airesman Schaller, 91, wife for 70 years to George A. Schaller, died Monday, March 20, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Born in Newark, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Earle and Lillian Charlotte Johnson Airesman. Phyllis was a retired employee with Columbus Mutual Life Insurance Company and a former resident of Spring City,...
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Dorothy Roper Traynum

July 29, 1930 - March 19, 2017

Dorothy R. Traynum Pendleton, SC Dorothy Roper Traynum, 86, widow of Wallace Horton Traynum, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson. Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late John Samuel and Margaret "Maggie" Francis Price Roper. Dot was a graduate of Central High School, was a housewife and later worked various jobs until her retirement from BASF in...
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Clarence E. Wilbanks

July 8, 1925 - March 15, 2017

Clarence E. Wilbanks Clemson, SC Clarence E. Wilbanks, 91, widower of Ella Mae Durham Wilbanks died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC. Born in Central, SC, he was a son of the late Jesse M. and Rosa Wilson Wilbanks. Clarence was a retired employee with 42 years at Cannon Mills in Central. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII and served on the USS Alcyone in...
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Patricia Skinner Tate

March 29, 1931 - March 14, 2017

Patricia Skinner Tate, 85, wife of Joe M. Tate, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at her home. Born in Gaffney, SC, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Allean Wood Skinner. Pat was a 1952 graduate of Limestone College and was a former resident of Union, SC and Milledgeville, GA. She and her husband were members of the United Methodist Church of Milledgeville, GA where they enjoyed...
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Carl Sawdy

June 22, 1925 - March 13, 2017

Carl E. Sawdy Six Mile, SC Carl E. Sawdy, 91, of Six Mile, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at the home of his granddaughter, Kimberly Keathley. He was a native of Woodland, Michigan, son of the late Clifton and Gatha Smith Sawdy. Carl was a retired employee with Keeler Brass in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was a volunteer with D.A.V., and assisted in raising money for blind and deaf students,...
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Susan Ulmer Wallace

January 31, 1952 - March 5, 2017

Susan Ellen Ulmer Wallace, 65, widow of Myles Stuart Wallace, died March 5, 2017. Born in Demopolis, Alabama, she is a daughter of Nellie Regina Whitfield Ulmer of Demopolis, AL and the late Millard Barton Ulmer. She was a graduate of the Demopolis Alabama Schools, earned her Bachelors and Masters Degree from University of Alabama and her PhD in Agronomy from Iowa State University. Susan...
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Wilma Maw Brown

April 21, 1935 - March 5, 2017

Wilma Easter Maw Brown, 81, widow of A. Y. Brown, died Sunday, March 5, 2017. Born in Central, SC, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Mary Swanson Maw. Wilma was a graduate of Central High School and retired after 25 years as the Clerk of Court for the City of Clemson Municipal Court. She was a Baptist and a member of the Ladies Red Hat Club of Clemson. Surviving are two sons,...
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Dorothy Georgina

October 12, 1934 - March 1, 2017

Dorothy Georgina Clemson, SC Dorothy Polinsky Georgina, 82, wife of the late Richard Georgina, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Cottingham Hospice House. Mrs. Georgina was born in Olyphant, PA and was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Mary Kollar Polinsky. She was retired as a seamstress with Classic Dress Company in Dickson City, PA and was a member of St. Andrews Catholic...
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John Moose, Jr.

March 30, 1945 - February 24, 2017

John Moose, Jr. Pendleton John Franklin Moose, Jr., 71, passed away at his home on Friday, February 24, 2017. Mr. Moose was born in Hickory, NC and was a son of the late John Franklin Moose, Sr. and Annie Stout Moose. He was a materials manager for Isola Company and Westinghouse, a thirty second degree Scottish Rite Mason, a U. S. Air Force veteran having served in Vietnam from 1967 to...
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Minnie Ruth Pilgrim

October 30, 1948 - February 22, 2017

Minnie Ruth Pilgrim Central Minnie Ruth Manley Pilgrim, 68, wife of the late Donald Lee Pilgrim passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Pilgrim was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late John Hunter and Edith Frances Moore Manley. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Norris. Surviving are one son, Robert Lee Pilgrim and his...
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Robert Floyd Mixon

February 19, 2017

Robert Floyd Mixon, 85, widower of Louise Brown Mixon, died Sunday, February 19, 2017. Born in Clemson, he was a son of the late George Floyd and Mildred Cochran Mixon. Bob was a graduate of Calhoun-Clemson High School. He was a 1954 graduate of Clemson University and earned a Master's Degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. A U.S. Army Veteran, he served as a counterintelligence officer in Munich,...
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Catherine Belle Atkinson

May 13, 1953 - February 18, 2017

Catherine B. Atkinson Clemson, SC Catherine Belle Atkinson, 63, daughter of the late Aldrich A. and Catherine Dubose Atkinson died Saturday at Greenville Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. Catherine was born in Anderson, SC and raised in the Clemson area. She was a 1971 graduate of D.W. Daniel High School and earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Clemson University and...
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Herbert Parham, Jr.

February 15, 1947 - February 15, 2017

Herbert Parham, Jr. Norris Herbert Lee Parham, Jr. 70, husband of Sarah Lindsay Parham passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home. Mr. Parham was born in Spartanburg County, and was a son of Betty Hope Parham of Central and the late, Herbert L. Parham, Sr. After graduating from Clemson University, he worked for Michelin Tire Company at Sandy Springs for many years and most...
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David Richie Ford

July 22, 1947 - February 6, 2017

David Ford July 22, 1947 - February 6, 2017 David Richie Ford, 69, of Clemson died Monday, February 6th after declining health for several years. David was born July 22, 1947 in Gastonia, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Ford Jr. and Viola Ford of Clemson, and a nephew, Jeremy Brooks of Pickens. David worked for many years as a salesman in the textile industry, including...
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Mary Catherine Shehan Carson

October 26, 1931 - February 6, 2017

Catherine S. Carson Central, SC Mary Catherine Shehan Carson, 85, of Central, widow of Silas Glenn Carson, died Monday, February 6, 2017 at her home. Born in Pickens, she was the daughter of the late Dewey Bryan and Wynell Smith Shehan. Catherine was a member of the James L. Orr Chapter of the U.D.C. for over 60 years, the Andrew Pickens Chapter of the D.A.R., and a former member of...
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Thurmond White

August 13, 1923 - February 6, 2017

Thurmond White Anderson William Thurmond White, 93, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Rainey Hospice in Anderson. Mr. White was born in Anderson County and was a son of the late Lewis A. and Nora Barker White. He was retired from the U. S. Postal Service after twenty eight years of service, was a U. S. Army veteran, having received a purple heart, while serving in Europe during...
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William B. Barlage

September 1, 1932 - February 3, 2017

William B. Barlage, Jr. Seneca, SC William B. "Bill" Barlage, Jr., 84, widower of Linda Douglas Barlage, died Friday, February 3, 2017 at the home of his daughter in Easley, SC. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Florence Ellinger and William B. Barlage, Sr. Bill was a graduate of Leigh University, earned his Masters from University of VA and his PhD from N.C. State...
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Harold Riley

November 13, 1922 - January 31, 2017

Dr. Harold M. Riley Dr. Harold M. Riley, 94, passed away January 31, 2017 after a long and distinguished life and career. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Hibbs Riley and two children Betty R. Padgett of Clemson S.C. and James H. Riley of Sarasota, Florida. He was predeceased by a brother George E. Riley. Born in Holton, Kansas, Harold was the son of the late Bertha Brockelman and Martin...
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Michael Lee Brown

July 30, 1957 - January 29, 2017

Michael L. Brown Greenville, SC Michael Lee Brown 59, of Greenville died Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Greenville, SC. He was born in High Point, NC, the son of the late Eileen Lee and William Brigham Brown, III. You may have known him as Mike, Michael, Cream, or Ice Cream. He was a 1979 graduate of Clemson University. His early career covered many facets of mechanical engineering. He...
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Gary Eidson

March 31, 1958 - January 29, 2017

Gary Eidson Clemson Frank Gary Eidson, Jr. 58, husband of Rebecca Shipps Eidson, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Eidson was born in Greenwood, SC and was a son of of the late Frank Gary Eidson, Sr. and Grace Douglas Eidson. He was a self employed retailer for Direct TV and a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Clemson. Surviving in addition...
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Barbara Robinson

June 24, 1921 - January 28, 2017

Barbara Chandler Maxwell Robinson June 24, 1921 – January 28, 2017 Barbara completed her 95.6 trips around the sun and is rejoicing with her family and friends who completed their journeys before her. The daughter of James Thomas and Martha Lillian Busha Maxwell of Dewy Rose, Georgia, she took the path less traveled by women of her day. Growing up on the farm she enrolled in the...
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William J. Lantgios, Jr.

January 26, 1956 - January 25, 2017

William J. Lantgios, Jr. Central, SC William John Lantgios, Jr., 60, husband of Karen Cox Lantgios died Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Ophelia Edith Cobb and William J. Lantgios, Sr. Bill was a retired commercial truck driver and had a relationship with Jesus. He loved woodworking, camping, family, the beach and playing the guitar. ...
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Henry D. Bodie III

July 27, 1951 - January 22, 2017

Henry D. Bodie III Pendleton, SC Henry Duane Bodie III, husband of Peggy Corry Bodie, died Sunday, January 22, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville. Henry was born in Columbia and raised in Batesburg-Leesville, SC. He was a son of Adelaide Rutland Bodie of Batesburg-Leesville, SC and the late Henry D. Bodie Jr. He was a 1969 graduate of Batesburg-Leesville High School, earned a B.S...
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Timothy Carlton Dyar

November 4, 1965 - January 20, 2017

Timothy C. Dyar Pendleton, SC Timothy Carlton Dyar, 51, husband of Margaret "Meg" Roberts Dyar, died Friday at his home in Pendleton. Born in Anderson County, he was the son of Earl Carlton and Becky Adamson Dyar of Pendleton. Tim was the owner of Dyar's Diner of Pendleton since June of 2013 and formerly owned Pendleton Ice Company for over 25 years. Through both of his business, Tim...
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Mary Ryan McAlister

November 6, 1959 - January 18, 2017

Mary Ryan McAlister Central, SC Mary Patrice Ryan McAlister was taken by the hand of her Jesus and died very peacefully on January 18, 2017. Mary Pat was born on November 6, 1959 in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Mary is survived by her devoted husband, Ernest McAlister; her loving sons, Paul McAlister (Candace), and Wesley Anderson (Sherrie and Camryn); and her granddaughter, Ansley Patrice...
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Betty N. Dickard

October 13, 1941 - January 16, 2017

Betty N. Dickard Liberty, SC Betty Naomi Ross Dickard, 75, wife for 57 years to Don V. Dickard died Monday, January 16, 2017 at her home in Liberty. Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late J. B. and Brodie Ables Ross. She was a retired employee with the Pickens County School District. She and her husband enjoyed farming and was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. ...
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Peggy Hedden

October 2, 1938 - January 14, 2017

Peggy Loretta Grey Hedden, 78, of Sims School Road, Central, passed into Heaven on Saturday, January 14, 2017. She was a recent resident of Seneca Health & Rehabilitation Center. The daughter of the late John Clark Grey Sr. and Dessie Cleo Moore, she was predeceased by her husband, Gene Nathaniel Hedden, and a son, Valdean F. Hedden. She was the beloved mother to six children, the five...
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Graziella B. Griffin

May 31, 1917 - January 11, 2017

Graziella B. Griffin Clemson, SC Graziella Buzzi-Cantone Griffin, 99, formerly of Clemson, widow of James Leroy Griffin of Six Mile, passed peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Born in Peru, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Arnaldo and Maria Cristina Matteoda Buzzi-Cantone and was predeceased by her sister, Valentina Bonardi. Mrs. Griffin was a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and...
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Joseph A. "Joe" Link

June 30, 1940 - January 7, 2017

Joseph A. "Joe" Link Pendleton, SC Joseph Alton "Joe" Link, 76, husband of Judy Riggins Link, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home. Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Paul Barney and Nettie Evans Link. Joe was a 1958 graduate of Pendleton High School, a life long farmer, and a commercial truck driver. He was a member of Bishop Branch Baptist Church. Surviving in...
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Katie Carter

May 6, 1931 - January 3, 2017

Katie Carter Townville, SC Katie Alexander Carter, 85, wife of the late James L. Carter, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Brookdale in Anderson. Mrs. Carter was born in Pickens County and was a daughter of the late Carl Daniel and Mary Pearl Ramey Alexander. She was retired from La France Industries and was a member of East Clemson Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters,...
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Edwin C. Anderson

December 4, 1925 - January 1, 2017

Dr. Edwin C. Anderson Central, SC Edwin Charles Anderson, 91, of Clemson died on January 1, 2017. Born in St. James, NY, he was the son of the late Edwin Victor and Charlotte Knapp Anderson of Pendleton, SC. Edwin was a WWII Navy veteran assigned as a sonarman aboard the USS Howard Clark in the Pacific Theater. He completed his undergraduate work at Clemson College and his Doctorate of...
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John Diggs Spragins

August 18, 1934 - December 24, 2016

John Diggs Spragins, 82, died on December 24, 2016 after a brief illness. He was born August 18, 1934 in Little Rock, AR to Rev. John D. Spragins, PhD and Mary Fitzhugh Spragins. John graduated from Batesville High School in Batesville, AR, attended Arkansas College (now Lyon College) and completed his B.S. degree at Oklahoma A & M in 1952. John then received his M.S. and PhD in Electrical...
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Ronnie L. "Moe" Hughes

August 15, 1942 - December 20, 2016

Ronnie L. "Moe" Hughes Six Mile, SC Ronnie Lamar "Moe" Hughes, 74, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Born in Easley, SC, he was a son of the late Glenn Lamar and Willie Mae Spearman Hughes. Moe was a 1960 graduate of Easley High School. He was one of the first employees of Pratt Read Company in Central where he went from working on the docks to being the Vice...
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Betty Joan Whitmire

February 20, 1946 - December 20, 2016

Betty C. Whitmire Central, SC Betty Joan Chappell Whitmire, 70, wife of Haskell "Butch" Whitmire, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at her home. Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late Elbert W. and Thelma Gillespie Chappell. Betty was a 1964 graduate of Liberty High School and was the co-owner and manager of Midway Grocery. She also substitute taught for the Pickens County School...
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Shirley R. Miller

August 24, 1924 - December 15, 2016

Shirley R. Miller, 92, of 1804 Grandview Dr., Seneca, SC, formerly of Fairfield Dr., Sharon, Pa., died December 15, at her home. Born in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Lillian and Louis Rosenblum. She was a member of Temple Beth Israel. She is survived by three sons: Louis (Robin) of Richmond, Va; David (Faye) of Seneca, SC; Dan (Dari) of San Francisco, Calif., four grandchildren,...
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