Edward Bode

Edward Bode 92, husband of Helen Marie Sommers Bode, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.


Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was a son of the late Edward Bode and Elizabeth Spiegelhalter Bode.


Mr. Bode was a retired supervisor with Becton-Dickinson.  He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.


Surviving are his wife of Sumter; a brother, William Bode of Sumter; two great-grandchildren, Peter Elkovich and Tiffany Elkovich.


He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Helen Elkovich and a son, Edward Thomas Bode.


Graveside services will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 P.M. Friday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.


Memorials may be made to the SC Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, SC Chapter, 107 Westpark Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 or to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA  23060-9979.


Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.