Willie Lewis Garvin, Sr.May 14, 1934 ~ May 25, 2017 (age 83)
Willie Lewis Garvin, Sr., 83, of Reevesville, husband of Ida Lee Garvin, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at St. George Health Care Center.
Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday at Reevesville Baptist Church with the Reverends David Swofford, Bobby Etheridge and Steve Mims officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Erick Williams, Eric Mock, Richard Mock, Allen Wimberly, Shawn Pool and Scottie Joyner. Honorary Pallbearers will be Furman Kizer, Bobby Joe Chinners, Carlisle Wolfe and Gerald Mabry. Visitation will be an hour before the service at the church.
Willie was born on May 14, 1934 in Walterboro, a son of the late, Willie Lewis and Mabel Hoats Garvin. He was a graduate of Hendersonville High School, served in the US Air Force and retired from the St. George School bus shop as a mechanic. He was a member of Reevesville Baptist Church where he was a former deacon and Sunday School superintendent.
Surviving is his wife, Ida Lee Nettles Garvin; a son, Willie Lewis Garvin, Jr., Reevesville; a daughter, Ruth Ann (Rex) Wimberly, St. George; a step-son, Mike (Kathy) Pool; a step-daughter, Cindy (Charlie) Mock; grandchildren, Rex Allen (Stephanie) Wimberly, Crystal (Scottie) Joyner, Heather Garvin, Leslie (Mark) Hammond, Nicole Garvin, Chastity (Erick) Williams, Shawn (Nicole) Pool, Beverly (Chase) Pool, Richard (Kimberly) Mock, Eric (Ashley) Mock, Christin (Strait) Lyle; great-grandchildren, Rex Allen Wimberly, Katelyn Mae Wimberly, Alexis Marie Jeffers, Jackson Jeffers, Lindsey Williams, Justin Williams, Mason Sineath, Caroline Mock, Kaylee Harvey, Hayden Mock and South Lyle; a brother, Robert Carroll (Patsy) Garvin; sisters, Rosa O’Quinn, Marylou Grossie, all of Hendersonville; Laura (Charles) Risher, Walterboro; and an uncle, Levi (Gilda) Hoats.
Memorials may be made to Reevesville Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Reevesville, SC 29471 and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 114 Baptist Drive, St. George, SC 29477.