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Obituaries Dec. 19, 2014

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

Jack Hazel Jr.

Jack Hazel Jr., 87, of Georgetown, died on Dec. 16, 2014 at Tidelands Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Eric Manning, pastor.

Mr. Hazel was born on July 15, 1927 in Georgetown, a son of Jack Hazel Sr. and Jessie Stafford Hazel (both deceased).

He was married to the former Ella Scott (deceased).

Mr. Hazel was employed with American Cyanamid Company for many years until retiring. He was a member of Bethel A.M. E. Church, there, he served in several capacities including the Fisher Choir, Class No. 33 leader, and junior steward.

Survivors include: his sons, LaVern Hazel, Bernard Hazel, David Hazel, Darryl Hazel, Woody Scott and Tony Hazel, all of Georgetown, Rodney Hazel, Columbia, and Kenneth Hazel, Chattanooga, Tenn.; three daughters, Jacquiline Hazel, and Debra Hazel, both of Georgetown, and Edith Currilla of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Funeral services are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Robert Hight

Robert Troy Hight, 52, of Pawleys Island, and formerly of Lynchburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

He graduated from Brookville High School in 1981. Troy earned his BS degree in mechanical engineering from UNC-Charlotte. He began his career at International Paper in Georgetown, where he worked for over five years. He then became the manager of operations

for the Georgetown County School District. For many years he was also a professional ski instructor and enjoyed his time at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va.

He was a licensed sea captain and enjoyed his time on the ocean. Troy was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie Powell Hight. Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Marianne (Clark) Rhodes Hight; son Robert (Tucker) Hight; daughter, Alexandra Clark Hight; father, Robert Hight; and sister, Regina Hight Mason.

A memorial service will be held at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Lynchburg, Va., 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 with the Rev. Ragland Coxe officiating. A reception will follow.

The family received friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, (music or youth ministry), 301 Screven St., Georgetown, S.C. 29442.

On Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at 2 p.m. a memorial service will be held in Georgetown at the Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church with reception to follow.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, 434-237-9424, www.tharpfuneralhome.com.

Darrayl White

Darrayl Donnell White, 51, of Georgetown, died on Dec. 9, 2014 at Laurel Bay Healthcare, Blackville. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Wilds Courtyard Chapel.

Mr. White was born on Jan. 26, 1963 in Georgetown, a son of Samuel White and Louise Keith. His parents, and two brothers, Leroy Keith and Willie Hamilton, all preceded him in death.

He was educated in the Georgetown County public school system. For several years, Mr. White was employed as a school bus driver for the Georgetown County Department of Education.

Survivors include: his stepfather, Wesley Wragg of Georgetown; his son, Darrayl White Jr., Fort Hood, Texas; three brothers, Anthony Wragg, Afganistan, James White of Georgia and LaDon Wragg, Georgetown; six sisters, Barbara Brown, Ocala, Fla., Florena Callahan, Sandra Woodard and Marva Jean Green, all of Georgetown, Sheila Wragg, Passaic, N.J., and Ella Louise Roger of Alabama.

Funeral services are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

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