Andrew Wilson Longshore, 80, of Silverstreet, widower of Betty Jean Floyd Longshore, died Sunday, January 11, 2015.

Born on January 22, 1934, in Newberry County, he was a son of the late Wilmer Wilson and Ovie Puckett Longshore. He was an Army veteran and worked for Sandhill Farms, Ralph Waldrop and Sons Farm and Southern Brick Yard. Mr. Longshore was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Silverstreet Young Farmers.

He is survived by a son, Wilmer Mike Longshore of Silverstreet; daughters, Elaine (Tim) Bouknight of Newberry, Brenda (Jim) Rainey of Easley and Tina (Brandt) Smith of Newberry; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Longshore of Silverstreet; a sister, Elizabeth McKellar of Greenwood; a brother, Roger (Dale) Longshore of Silverstreet; grandchildren, Wesley (Tiffany) Bouknight, Jason (Meagan) Bouknight, Austin (Kristian) Longshore, Janna Longshore, Bradley Graves, Mason Smith, Tommy (Jill) Longshore, and Shanna (Gary) Staten; great-grandchildren, Taylor Longshore and Allie Graves. He was predeceased by a son, Andrew Carroll Longshore and a sister, Janice Parker.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ken Carter. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Tri-County Hospice, 13795 C.R. Koon Highway, Newberry, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1167 Trinity Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108 or to the charity of ones choice.

Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Wesley Bouknight, Jason Bouknight, Tommy Longshore, Austin Longshore, Bradley Graves and Mason Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Tri-County Hospice and Dr. Alan Paysinger.

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#26 Loren & Kellie Moore 2015-01-16 14:31
Elaine & family

We are sorry to hear about your father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Loren & Kellie Moore
#25 Susie Berry 2015-01-16 13:02
My sincere sympathies!! So sorry to hear of your loss!! Prayers are with you all!
Love,
Susie and Brian
#24 lLes Hipp 2015-01-14 07:45
I am sory to learn of Andy's passing. I will be out of town and unable to be with the family for the funeral but i will be keeping you in my prayers at this difficult time.
#23 Tammy & John Nichols 2015-01-13 19:54
We were so sorry to hear about your loss and want you to know that your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
#22 SusanTerry 2015-01-13 08:55
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless
Susan and Johnathan
#21 Gary Graham 2015-01-13 08:50
Elaine, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I'm praying for peace and comfort for you and your family at this time and in the days ahead. Gary Graham
#20 Nica 2015-01-12 19:11
PS: I LOVE THAT PICTURE!
#19 Nica 2015-01-12 19:10
PS: I LOVE THAT PICTURE!
#18 Nica 2015-01-12 19:05
Love you all dearly...never a dull moment. Learned so much when I was with your Dadd...especial ly cows and veterinary science...and all about LOVE! Will treasure my time with your Daddy and all of you always. It was an honor to know him. Thank you for letting me be a part of your family. Never gone...just upstairs. We will all meet again. Lamentations 3:22-23...His mercies never cease.
PS I love that picture
#17 Lisa Adams Richardso 2015-01-12 18:04
Elaine, Mike, Brenda, and Tina,
You all have my sincere sympathy on your dad's passing. I will always remember your mom and dad with the fondest memories. We had some wonderful times at Trinity Church. My mother and grandmother loved your family so much. May God grant you HIs love and comfort at this time. Thinking of you!! Lisa
#16 Tina Nichols 2015-01-12 14:31
Elaine, Tina, Brenda and Mike.
So sorry to hear about Mr. Andrew. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
#15 Raleigh and Shelby 2015-01-12 14:13
Brenda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of great sadness, We send you our love and a comforting hug.
#14 Raleigh and Shelby 2015-01-12 14:13
Brenda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your
#13 Raleigh and Shelby 2015-01-12 13:35
Brenda and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in time of sadness. We send you our love and a comforting hug.
#12 Edwin & Barbara Dowd 2015-01-12 11:49
Elaine and Family: Edwin and I were so so sorry to hear about your Father. May God bless your family as you go thru this time in life. We will be praying for you all.
#11 Alice & Brice Boozer 2015-01-12 11:39
To all the Longshore family. Brice and I are so sorry for your lost. The hurt runs deep now but as time passes God will heal your wounds. Keep all the good memories close to your heart and he will always be
near you.
#10 Tammy McAlister 2015-01-12 09:20
Tina,Brenda,Ela ine, Mike and family, Please know that you all are in our prayers.I will never forget those days your parents and my parents shared long years ago. I loved the visits we had when i was a little girl..I know that now your parents are together again. Your dad fought a long battle and now he is whole again in the presence of God. May God give a you comfort and peace in the days ahead.. Love, Tammy,Tom, Tyler & Tayten
#9 Sally Cockrell 2015-01-12 01:02
I am so sorry about your Dad, he was always ready to stop and chat, and we spent lots of time in Food Lion, just catching up on the week. I always loved to hear him laugh, as I clowned around with him. I regret it has been so long since I saw him. Please know we loved him, and our prayers are with you all.
#8 Lisa Amick Mowbray 2015-01-11 22:51
Thinking of you all during this most difficult time, may your memories bring you comfort of knowing he knew how much he was loved,

Gaynell and Patricia Amick
and
Forrest and Lisa Mowbray
#7 Marilyn merchant 2015-01-11 20:29
Elaine and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are keeping you in our prayers. Take comfort in the fact that your dad is no longer in pain, and is now at peace. Hold tight to your faith, God will give you the strength you need to get through this difficult time.
Gregg and Marilyn Merchant
#6 Judy Grubb 2015-01-11 18:51
Elaine,Mike,Bre nda and Tina,
I'm so sorry about you loosing your Dad. He has suffered so long and now he is at rest. My sympathy is with all of you.
#5 Peggy Marlowe 2015-01-11 18:37
Mike and family, We are so sorry about your loss. Just know he is in a better place and not suffering any more, You and your family have our sympathy and prayers. Love y'all Peggy and Johnny Marlowe
#4 Craig & Tina Hipp 2015-01-11 17:56
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
#3 Deb & Derrill Taylor 2015-01-11 17:44
Elaine and all the family,
Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your dad. Let the wonderful memories help you through this time of grief. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Debra Taylor
#2 Y-Genia Crossland 2015-01-11 16:41
Elaine,Brenda,T ina,Mike,Elizib eath&Rodger I'm so sorry to hear about your daddy &brother.And as always I regret not coming to see him.Elaine even though you told me the last time we saw each other how bad he was I didn't think to do that.It's hard to think of him not being able to still go out on his own.I can still hear him ask about Aunt Hattie he always called her Aunt so respectfully!He will be missed.Hope I'll see you Tues. or Wed.I've been sick & haven't been out for over a week.My prayers are with you.Love ya all,Y-Genia
#1 Eddie Malcom 2015-01-11 15:48
Elaine,Tina,Bre nda and Mike! So Sorry on the lost of your daddy. I sure thought a lot of him. He was a good man no doubt about it. He in heaven now with your mama and Andy and your grand daddy and grand mama and your aunt.You all are in my prays here. Just remember God is so good. God Bless!

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