Milton Bruce Longshore of Prosperity, SC departed this worldly earth on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the age of 89. A farmer by passion, he connected with the earth and enjoyed teaching anyone who would listen about raising crops and animals. Among other things, he was a beloved Papa and friend. He will be missed.

Mr. Longshore was born November 28, 1925 to Leah Hendrix and Marvin Madison Longshore. He grew up in Silverstreet and graduated from Silverstreet High School.

Survivors are his wife, Elizabeth Mills Longshore; his children, Martha McCarty (Dickey), Margaret Murray (Michael), and Bruce Longshore (Deb); his grandchildren, Dickey McCarty, Jr. (Jessica), Brent Cagle, Brandon Longshore (Sydney), and Kelli Longshore (Greg Dunham); his step-grandchildren, Scott Murray (Terri) and Allison Murray Kenney (Pat); his great-grandchildren, Hannah and Austin McCarty, and Reece and Riley Longshore; his step-great-grandchildren, Peyton, Chase, Saylor, and Blayke Murray; and his loyal friends and beloved neighbors, Phillip and Linda Bedenbaugh.

Although Mr. Longshore was predeceased by his parents, sister, and 10 brothers, he is survived by many special nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate his life will be Thursday, March 19th at 4:00pm in the McSwain-Evans Funeral Chapel. The family will receive guests from 3:00 to 4:00pm prior to the service. Burial will be in Trinity Methodist Church Cemetery.

Floral tributes are welcome or memorial donations to Zion Methodist Church, 80 Zion Circle, Prosperity, SC 29127.

A memorial message may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#11 Vicki Hendrix 2015-03-19 15:28
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of Mr. Milton. I always enjoyed waiting on him at the bank. The family will be in my prayers.
#10 Karen Wolf 2015-03-16 17:29
Dear Margaret and Family. I just wanted to express my sincere sympathy over the loss of your father, husband and dear family member. I know he was loved by each of you during his time here. Each of you are in my prayers, especially my dear Margaret.
#9 Lynn & Donald Grey 2015-03-15 11:22
To the family: May God's love give you strength, peace and comfort during this journey through this period of grief. May the Lord grant eternal rest unto Milton. Lynn & Donald Grey, Norfolk, VA
#8 Dan & Sue Bradley 2015-03-15 09:04
AunT Elizabeth and all. We are thinking of you and praying for you. We will see you soon. God bless you all. Love to all.
#7 Peggy Marlowe 2015-03-14 23:35
Elizabeth and Family, We are sorry for your loss.Milton and I was close whenyou all was at Trinity. We were in the same Sunday school class.Mr. Charlie Senn was our teacher.I will never forget Milton. Love you'all, Pegy & Johnny Marlowe
#6 Allan an Patti Henry 2015-03-14 14:59
We are saddened for your loss. Hoping you find comfort in your memories together.
#5 Myrtle Longshore 2015-03-14 10:34
So sorry ,praying for all of you. ..Love you !!!See you soon ...
#4 Roger Dempsey family 2015-03-14 09:53
Dear Bruce, We're thinking about you and all your family during this time. Let us know if we can do anything. Our prayers and thoughts are with you as you go through these days.
#3 R Brown 2015-03-14 08:58
I am sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in the resurrection promise at John 5:28,29 that reads; "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming when all that are in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."
#2 Don and Mary Dempsey 2015-03-13 22:10
Bruce ,You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Please give us a call and let us know how we can be of service.
#1 Bennie crouch family 2015-03-13 21:08
So sorry we love y'all.we will be praying for you all.

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