Richard Gazley

Obituary of Richard Gazley

Richard G. Gazley, 82, husband of Patricia Janet Gazley, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Born in Detroit, MI, he was a son of the late George Victor Gazley and Matilda Gunger Gazley. Mr. Gazley was retired from Grand Trunk Western Railroad in Michigan and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of Dalzell; a son, Michael R. (Maria) Gazley of Dalzell; two daughters, Kelly Suzanne Dearing (Tom) of Goodrich, MI and Bonnie Lynn Hickman (Joey) of Manning; two sisters, Joanne Woodin of Traverse City, MI and Carol Hilley of AZ; 12 grandchildren, Bradley, Sarah and Katie Dearing, Nick, Austin and Jasmine Gazley, Myranda Gazley, Justin, Nolan and Alex Saffer, Breanne and Ashton Hickman; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Victor Gazley and a grandson, Tyler Gazley. Graveside Services will be held at 11 AM Monday in the Sumter Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Miller officiating. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386