Obituaries, March 21, 2014

  • Friday, March 21, 2014

John Egen

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John Egan

In Loving memory of John “Jack” Thomas Egan born on Sept. 8, 1941, passed into Heaven March 18, 2014.

Jack, oldest of seven, graduated from Msg. Bonner High school in Drexel Hill, Pa. He entered the seminary at Villanova University and graduated with a BA in Mathematics and Masters in Counseling.

Jack had a long career at General Electric in the fields of engineering and human resources management.

He was also School Board President for Radnor Township near Philadelphia.

In retirement, Jack was active in the church, Holy Cross Faith Memorial, and followed philanthropic pursuits including Habitat for Humanity chapter president. Most of Jack’s energy was focused as a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather.

Jack is survived by his wife Sally; and four children, Mia Egan Basilici (Steven), Kristin Egan Page (Richard), Brock Middleton (Diana), and Griffith Egan.

He is also survived by eight grandchildren John, Katie, Connor, Morgan, Will, Jack, Britton, and Kenna.

Jack had a spirit of stillness, ease, and love. The most important thing to Jack was spending time with his family and friends.

There is a link death cannot sever; love and remembrance last forever. You are forever in our hearts and deeply missed.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 22, at 4 p.m. at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Church. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the MUSC pet therapy program.

William Hurston

William E “Bill” Hurston, age 84, of Myrtle Beach, died Monday, March 17, 2014 at Brightwater Senior Living. Mr. Hurston was born on Feb. 2, 1930 in Tallassee, Ala., a son of the late Reedy L. and Alice Duett Hurston.

He was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.

Bill retired as a Senior Master Sargent on January 1, 1976 from the U.S. Air Force as an air traffic controller after 26 years of service, having served during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Annette DeCilles Hurston; three sons, Billy Hurston and wife Jennifer of Surfside Beach, Scott Hurston and wife Lori of Pawleys Island, and John Hurston of Murrells Inlet; and a daughter, Susan Todd of Socastee.

He is also survived by five grandchildren, Brooks Hurston, Jackson Hurston, Blake Hurston, Loryn Hurston, and Ryan Todd and great-grandson, Konner Todd.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday March 20, 2014 with full Military Honors in the Chapel of Burroughs Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Ronny Byrd.

The family will receive friends following the service until 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to: The Disabled American Veterans, 2987 Church St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Condolences may be made at: www.burroughsfh.com

The Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3558-A Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is in charge of arrangements.

George Roberts

George Walter Roberts, 82, husband of Bettye Spruill Roberts, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at his home.

Born on November 26, 1931, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late Walter Roberts and the late Lola Perry Roberts.

Mr. Roberts was a member of The Christian Fortress and was formerly employed by the Georgetown County Airport. He enjoyed flying, operating heavy equipment and racing.

Survivors include his wife of Georgetown; three children, Vickie Haskett (Dan) of Georgetown, Roger P. Roberts (Sandy) of Houston, Texas and Russell R. Roberts of Wilmington, N.C.; four grandchildren, Chad Ourada of Cheyenne, Wyo., Walter Roberts (Crystal) of Houston, Paul Roberts (Heidi) of New Orleans, La. and Jessica Carver of Tennessee; one great grandchild, Addisyn Roberts of Houston, Texas; five sisters, Dorothy Roberts of Tennessee, Alice Pirt (Joe) of Goose Creek, Peggy Goins of Georgetown, Jimmie Dale Etheridge of Summerville and Sandra Roberts of Florence; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Michael Roberts; five sisters; and two brothers.

A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 in the Graham Funeral Home Chapel.

The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Graham Funeral Home.

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown was in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

Sarah Wynn

Sarah Lee Skipper Davis Wynn, age 80, of Georgetown died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Tidelands Hospice House.

Mrs. Wynn was born in Conway on Feb. 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Homer Frank Skipper and Bessie Ann Skipper.

She lived in Horry County and graduated from Conway High School in 1952.

Mrs. Wynn worked as a kindergarten teacher at First Baptist Church, at “Miss” Sarah’s Day Care, and as a CNA at Winyah Convalescent Center and at the Lakes at Litchfield.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and attended Johnson Chapel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Wynn loved her family, friends, and church.

Surviving are her son, Kenneth Michael Davis (Gwendolyn) of Georgetown; two granddaughters, Kadie Lee Davis and Amy Michelle Cameron; three grandsons, Charlie L. Taylor III, Joey Cameron, and Ryan Cameron (Ashley); two sisters-in-law, Linda A. Skipper and Susie R. Morris (Doug), both of Conway; a step-daughter, Carolyn W. Cameron (Mickey) of Georgetown; and a step-son, Patrick Wynn (Lesley) of Georgia.

Mrs. Wynn was predeceased by her first husband, Walter Ross Davis; her second husband, Joseph Patrick Wynn Jr.; her son, Walter Lee Davis; and her two brothers, Homer Paul Skipper and Wendell Frank Skipper.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 22, 2014, at First Baptist Church.

Officiating will be the Rev. Stephen P. Candal and the Rev. Keith Wall.

Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday evening, March 21, 2014, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.

Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.

Memorials are suggested to: First Baptist Church, 219 Cleland St., Georgetown, SC 29440, or to Johnson Chapel Baptist Church, c/o Rev. Stephen P. Candal, 141 Van Vlake Dr., Georgetown, SC 29440, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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