Week of April 18, 2018

James “Jimmy” Tucker, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Hewitt Tucker, Jr., age 64, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday, April 13, 2018. A Memorial service took place at 3p.m. on Monday in Welsh Neck Baptist Church. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 15th at Belk Funeral Home in Darlington.

Born in Darlington County on June 24, 1953 he is the son of the Mary Agnes Blackman Tucker and the late James Hewitt Tucker, Sr. Jimmy retired from Mace Mechanical as a pipe fitter. He was an avid NASCAR fan; and enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially if fishing with his grandchildren at his pond or the Tennessee River with his Alabama friends. Mr. Tucker will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, son and brother. He was a member of Welsh Neck Baptist Church.

In addition to his mother of Society Hill, he is survived by his wife, Roxana Tubbs Tucker, his daughter Jenifer (Ryan Ross) Tucker of Wilmington, his step-children; Nicole (Lance Key) Sexton of Richfield, NC, Jennifer (David) Hernandez of Houston, TX, Marla (Garrett) Alderman of Martinsville, VA, grandchildren: Jackson Hamilton, Jett Hamilton, Ashlyn Sexton, Gracelyn Smith, Madison Lopez, Hayden Alderman, Maddox Alderman and Gage Alderman; 5 great grandchildren, siblings, Ellen T. (Walter) Berry of Darlington, Mary Lee T. (Ken) Stegen of New River, AZ, Charles Tucker of Society Hill, Henry F. (Jinny) Tucker of Wallace and Sally F. Rosser of Society Hill, an many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. Also surviving is a special cousin Gary Poston and special friends, Rodney and Tina Hurst and Clifford Hall.

He was preceded in death his father and a great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice, 115 North Fifth Street, Hartsville, SC 29550 or Levine Cancer Institute (http://www.givecarolinas.org/get-involved/donate/)

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

R. D. Chandler

Robert Don “R.D.” Chandler III, age 60, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at the McLeod Hospice House. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Mt. Elon Baptist Church in the Lydia Community with burial following in the church cemetery. The family received friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday April 15 at Belk Funeral Home Lamar Chapel.

R.D. was born in Florence County, son of the late Robert Don Chandler, II and Joyce Truett Chandler. He was employed by Wellman, Inc. for thirty years. He was a lifetime resident of Lamar, member of Lamar Station 14 Fire Department and Lamar Rescue Squad. He was an avid Silver Fox fan and loved motorcycles, the beach, trucks and dogs. R.D. was a member of Mt. Elon Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his mother of Lamar are his children, Jodi Chandler (Bubba) Cutchin of Bennettsville and Justin (Raven) Chandler of Lamar; his granddaughter, Ashlyn Cutchin “Scooterbug”; sister, Teresa C. (Timmy) Windham of Lamar and a host of brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.

R.D. was preceded in death by his father; grandparents: Lucille Windham Chandler and Robert D. Chandler and his wife, Elaine Howell Chandler.

Memorials are suggested to Lamar Rescue Squad, Donnie Stephens, Post Office Box 114, Lamar, South Carolina 29069.
An online guestbook is available at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Sandra Anderson

A memorial service for Sandra Lloyd Anderson was held Tuesday, April 10th at 2 p.m. at Love Life Ministries in Darlington. A visitation followed from 3 until 4 p.m.

Born in Darlington on April 23, 1956, she is the daughter of the late William C. Lloyd and the late Virginia Atkinson Walters Lloyd. Sandra enjoyed growing flowers and plants and listening to gospel music.

She is survived by her daughter, Felicia Lloyd, grandchildren: Jody (Caity) Lloyd, Jordan (Jessica)Odom, Christian (Caira) Odom, Sean Odom, Phoenix (Karissa) Odom and Karli Atkinson; siblings, Shirley Clark, Doris Walters, Carolyn Hill, Betty Burr, Hayward (Patricia) Lloyd, Jimmy (Helen) Lloyd, Billy (Debra) Lloyd and special friends, Teresa Moody, Mary Davis and April Harrington.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Anderson, and siblings, M.D. Walters, Buster Lloyd, Lavern Walters, Bobby Lloyd and Janie Mae Anderson.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

George Wilshire Revell

George Wilshire Revell, 62, passed away on March 14, 2018 at McLeod Hospice House.

George was born September 15, 1955, in Florida to G.W. and Helen Revell. On July 6, 1963, George, his father, and his step-mother (Betty) were involved in a truck accident. That accident claimed the life of G.W., and George came to live in Florence with his father’s family. George attended Florence schools and graduated from Southside High School in 1974. He began his working career at Winn-Dixie as a stocker and bagger. He later became employed by Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus as an animal handler. He worked with the circus for over 20 years. After coming to live in Florence, George lived in the home of his aunt and uncle, Julia and the late Richard Joyner.

George is preceded in death by his parents and step-mother; paternal grandparents, Bryce and Katherine Revell; uncle, Marion Revell; aunts, Katherine R. Wilson and Eleanor R. Harrell; and cousin, Kathi W. Hinds.

He is survived by his aunt, Julia R. Joyner; cousins, Marion Joyner, Kenneth Joyner, Steve Wilson (Sherry), Elaine Poston and Faye Munn (Mickey).

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. in Pisgah United Methodist Church, directed by Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home of Darlington.

Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.kistlerhardeefuneralhome.com.

Harry Nathaniel Lambert

Harry Nathaniel Lambert, 74, of Darlington died on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 2 p.m. in Grove Hill Cemetery, directed by Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. The family received friends following the service at the cemetery and other times at the home.

Harry was born in Darlington, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Harry Lee Lambert and Addie Flowers Lambert. Harry was the owner of Lambert’s Body Shop and worked for Clanton’s Auto Sales and later Manheim Auto Sales.

Surviving are his wife, Anne D. Lambert of Darlington; his children, Parrish Lambert and wife, Beth of Darlington, Brad Galloway and wife, Julie of Florence, and Renee Milligan and husband, Baker; his grandchildren, Kris and wife, Ashley, Dantzler, Skyler, Savannah, Zayne, and Skylar; and his great granddaughter, Kali Rae Lambert.

Harry was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Lambert, and Toby Lambert; and his sister, Barbara Ann Hunt.
Memorials may be made to charity of one’s choice.

Sign the online register at www.kistlerhardeefuneralhome.com.

Ernestine Ard Humphries

Ernestine Ard Humphries, 67, of Darlington died on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in the Chapel of Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Burial followed in Darlington Memory Gardens. The family received friends 1 hour prior to the service at Kistler Hardee Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Ernestine was born in Florence, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Grethel Ard. Ernestine retired from Dixie Cup in Darlington and worked many years at Young’s Pecan in Florence. She loved her family and will be missed dearly.

Surviving are her children, Chris Humphries (Brooke) of Darlington, and Marty Humphries of Darlington; her grandchildren, Ashley Lynn, William M. “Willie”, Payton Nichole, and Paisley; and her sisters, Betty Jeffords of Florence, Grethel Mae Andrews (David) of Columbia, Elizabeth Ann Mahaffey of Columbia, and Shirley Poole of Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

Ernestine was preceded in death by her parents listed above and by her husband, William M. “Billy” Humphries, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.kistlerhardeefuneralhome.com.

Author: Duane Childers

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