LOCKHART — Mr. Clarence T. Vanderford, 87, widower of Agnes Latham Vanderford, 109 South 2nd St., Lockhart, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.
Mr. Vanderford was born in Lockhart, April 26, 1925, a son of the late Pete and Jennie Candler Vanderford. He was retired from Conso Products and the Union Recycling Center. Mr. Vanderford was a member of the Lockhart First Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy Bailey and husband Maxie of Newberry; a son, Mike Vanderford and friend Cindy of Lockhart; a sister, Sally Palmer; a brother, Mack Vanderford, both of Union; two granddaughters, Melissa Doolittle and husband Travis and April Peel and husband Russell, all of Newberry; five great-grandchildren, Bailey, Grantt, and Colby Doolittle and Reagan and Riley Peel.
Mr. Vanderford was predeceased by two sisters, Vernell Vanderford and Kathleen Revels.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale.
Active pallbearers will be Tracey Rash, Ronnie Latham, Johnny Belue, Mike Allen, Travis Doolittle, Russell Peel, Grantt Doolittle and Colby Doolittle.
The following are asked to assemble at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Friday to form the honorary escort: Terry Bentley, Larry Inman, Sam Clayton, Lewis Clark, Hugh Gregory, Ronnie Thomason, Donald O’Dell, Keith Parks, David Jenkins, Jim Parks, staff and nurses of Harmony Care Hospice and the staff and nurses of Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 708 N. Duncan ByPass, Suite J, Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home, 109 South 2nd St., Lockhart.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.