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Johnny Counts

d. March 13, 2021

Johnny Samuel Counts, 66, of Prosperity, widower of Elizabeth "Libby" Brown Counts, died on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Providence Hospital.

Born on October 28, 1954 in Newberry, he was a son of the late George Elbert Counts, Jr. and Nora Richardson Counts. He was employed by Love Chevrolet and worked in the service department for many years.He was a member of the Prosperity Masonic Lodge 115, and was a Shriner. Johnny loved his family and enjoyed spending time riding his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by his daughter, Candice Counts (Josh Kingsmore); a sister, Tracy Douglas; granddaughters, Reese and Layla; a special friend, Evelyn Love; and special cousins, Jimmy and Robin Richardson.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, March 19, 2021 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jim Williams. Masonic rites will be held at the conclusion of the service. The family will receive friends following the service.

Those attending are asked to follow the COVID-19 guidelines.

The family requests that memorials  be made to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Response  by going to

Honorary pall bearers will be Jimmy Richardson, Dean Richardson, Josh Kingsmore, Mackey Monts, Sam Jones, and Jerry Vaughn.


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