John Geddings, Jr.

Obituary of John Amos Geddings, Jr.

John Amos Geddings, Jr., 90, husband of Tessie Avins Geddings, died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at a local nursing facility. Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late John Amos Geddings, Sr. and Marie Barwick Geddings. Mr. Geddings was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and was previously employed by Westinghouse/Cutler Hammer. He was a U. S. Army veteran. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; two sons, Gerald “Jerry” Thomas Geddings (Debbie) of Jasper, Al and John Alan Geddings (Dianne) of Sumter; one brother, LeRoy Geddings; two sisters, Betty Jean and Bessie; two grandchildren, Jackie Sparks (Tony), Jon Geddings (Toni); four great-grandchildren, Tres Gilbreath, Tate Gilbreath, Eli Geddings and Ashley Burton; two step-grandchildren, Casey McCoy, Travis McCoy (Jessica); one step-great-grandchild, Cooper McCoy. He was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Debbie Geddings. Graveside Services will be held at 3 PM Friday at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Greg Pressley and Rev. James Thrower officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside service. Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 Patriot Parkway, Sumter, SC 29154. Online condolences may be sent to Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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