Obituary of Julius A. Thames, Sr.
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Julius Alexander Thames, Sr., 73, husband of Vickie Elizabeth Thames, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at his home. Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Miles Thames, Sr. and Susie Weatherly Thames. Mr. Thames was of the Presbyterian faith. He was retired from Crescent Tool Company. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; two sons, Briton Thames of Sumter and Jody Thames of Columbia; a stepson, Walter Thames, Jr. (Hope) of Sumter; a brother, Miles Thames, Jr. (Susie) of Hartsville; a sister, Deloris Thames McCoy (Elvin) of Sumter; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 4 P.M. Wednesday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service and other times at the home. On-line 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.