February 26, 2017
Mr. George Elliot Sumner, age 74, of Fort Mill, died the 26th day February, 2017 at 11:43 a.m. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Philadelphia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Becky Shirley officiating. Visitation will follow the service in the fellowship hall. Also the family will receive friends at the home, 150 Black Mountain Dr. in Fort Mill from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., on Friday, March 3rd. A native of Fort Mill, George was a son of the late Ira Livingston Sumner, Sr. and Janet Gossett Sumner. After graduating from Fort Mill High School in 1960, he attended Clemson University, High Point College and Baptist College and received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Winthrop University in 1979. He later earned a master’s degree in education from Winthrop University. George proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 until 1965. During the 1980s to the mid-1990s George owned and operated Pronto Print in Rock Hill. He also worked in health and environmental services and retired from Teledyne in Chester. George was a member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Tega Cay Lions Club, Carolina Copy Cats and the Catawba Masonic Lodge No. 56. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Alice Eliza Sutton Sumner; three daughters, Michelle S. Howard (William) of Houston, Texas, Karen S. Monsees of Clayton, N.C. and Nicole S. Clement of Fort Mill, S.C.; his brother, Ira Sumner, Jr. of Fort Mill; three sisters, Gwen Baxley of Rock Hill, S.C., Mary Beckett (David) of San Antonio, Texas and Mona Bishop of Rock Hill; six grandchildren, Cayce Howard, Joshua Monsees, Sheldon Howard, Nicholas Clement, Matthew Monsees and Zoe Clement; and his beloved poodle, Oreo. Memorial contributions may be made to PTSD Service Dogs; www.guidedogs.org; to pawsforveterans.com; to the Philadelphia U.M.C. Building Fund, 1691 Hwy. 160 West, Fort Mill, SC 29708; or to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 1236 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Mr. George Elliot Sumner, age 74, of Fort Mill, died the 26th day February, 2017 at 11:43 a.m. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Philadelphia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Becky Shirley officiating. Visitation... View Obituary & Service Information
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