Grady Leitzsey

George Grady Leitzsey, 84, of Pomaria, died Saturday, November 12, 2011, at Palmetto Health Richland.

Born on January 2, 1927, in Pomaria, he was the son of the late George Heber and Myrtle Richardson Leitzsey. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Mr. Leitzsey retired from Kendall Company, Oakland Plant and later worked for Green Acres Construction. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Men’s Club, the 55 Plus Group and the Sunday School. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World and the American Legion.

Mr. Leitzsey is survived by his wife, Tillie Cromer Leitzsey; sons, Charles (Susan) Leitzsey and George Earl (Gayle) Leitzsey both of Newberry; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church by the Rev. Marian Dyer and Rev. Jim Williams. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2442 Mt. Pleasant Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.

Active pallbearers will be Dale Cromer, Rodney Cromer, Fred Cumalander, Carroll Epting, Melvin Epting and Chad Leitzsey.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Men’s Club.

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#11 Gina Lester 2011-11-30 11:41
Remembering you and Mr. Grady in our minds and in our hearts.
God Bless,
Gina Lester, Brian Sheeley, April Brown & Dianne Gilliam
#10 The Graham Family 2011-11-15 13:33
We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Grady's death. You are all in our thoughts in prayers during this difficult time.

Glenn, Cathy and Gary Graham
#9 Wendy Sease 2011-11-15 11:03
Mr.Earl, Mrs. Gayle and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time in your lives. May the Lord give you comfort and strength, and hold you in his loving arms. Wendy and David Sease, Makenzie, Zander and Abigail!!!
#8 Blounts 2011-11-14 22:14
May God be with you during this hard time and always. We were so sorry to here of Grady's passing.

Wayne and Dolly Blount
#7 Judy Jennings 2011-11-14 21:01
we are so sad to hear of your loss, tillie.
mr. Grady is now in a painless place GOD has prepared for him. for us he will be
deeply missed but he is at home with GOD.
#6 Marian Dyer 2011-11-14 13:16
My prayers are with all the family. Grady was a gentle soul and a great man of God. I will surely miss him. Marian
#5 Helen Griffin 2011-11-14 13:14
My sincere condolences. I have suffered this loss in my life and I know how difficult it is. God bless you and your family.
#4 ginger weir 2011-11-14 13:11
Melissa and Tina,
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in
our thoughts and prayers. May God continue
to watch over you and guide you.
Love, Ginger and Laurel
#3 Kristy Graham 2011-11-14 13:07
Words can not express how sad we are to hear of Mr. Grady's passing. I always thought so much of him, and enjoyed listening to his stories. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this painful time. Love, Kristy Graham and Kayden
#2 Dia Ware 2011-11-13 21:03
Tina and Family,
We are saddened to hear of the loss of your grand-father. We are never ready to let go of those that we love. Praying that God give you all the strength and courage that is needed during this difficult time.
love, Tony and Dia Ware
#1 Penney Nichols 2011-11-13 11:06
Til, Charles, Earl, and families, We are so deeply sadden this morning to learn of Grady's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. We all know that he is at peace now and can rest. Guess he and daddy are catching up on a lot of lost time. Love you all!

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