Charles Henry Usher, Sr., 88, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC surrounded by members of his family.
Born October 30, 1929 in Hartsville, SC, he was a son of the late Joseph Earl and Alma Louise Sanders Usher. Mr. Charles served in the United States Air Force from December 4, 1947 until December 3, 1951, when he was honorably discharged. Mr. Charles was a member of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and on the Counting and Usher Committees. He worked with Suburban Propane in Bennettsville and later worked with Powell Manufacturing. Mr. Charles was very active in Dixie Youth Baseball, where he served as Commissioner from 1970-71, Umpire, and Coach for 11 years for the Bennettsville Jaycees. He was a member of the Marlboro Masonic Lodge # 88 AFM for forty years. He was a member of the Bennettsville Jaycees and was a score keeper at Marlboro Academy basketball and baseball games.
He is survived by his son, Samuel Wayne Usher and wife, Angie of Tatum; grandchildren, Emily Usher Phillips, Adair Usher Cullipher and husband, David, Hunter Odom Usher and wife, Roxie, Christy Usher Montgerard; great-grandchildren, Laney Cullipher, Noah Usher, Ian Usher and William Luke Cullipher; special niece, Carol Sue Crouse; special caregiver, Pearlie McNeil; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Doris H. Usher; son, Charles “Chuck” Henry Usher, Jr.; great-grandson, Paul Wayne Cullipher; parents listed above; brothers, Joseph Earl Usher, Jr., Robert Hope Usher, and John Braxton Usher; sisters, Alma Louise Dudley and Sally Ann Bright.
A graveside service with Military Rites will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice House, 1203 E. Cheves St., Florence, SC 29506 or Hospice of South Carolina 1039 Cheraw Hwy, Bennettsville, SC 29512.