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Ervin Meece

Ervin Ray MeeceHickory TavernErvin Ray Meece, 63, of 1123 Simmons Rd and husband of Catherine Baughman Meece, passed away Friday, October 28, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.Born in Joanna, he was a son of the late Thomas Eugene Meece, Sr. and Zela Irene Meece Stevenson. Employed with SCDOT for 45 years, he was the Shop Supervisor in Laurens. Mr. Meece was a member of Rabun Creek Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon and the sound engineer. He loved the outdoors, horses, and a good cup of coffee.In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his children, Mandy Meece Irby and husband Army SPC. James A. Irby, III of Hickory Tavern and Jessie Meece Hillyard and husband Jeffery of Laurens; an adopted daughter, Destiny Meece; brothers, Melvin Meece and wife Evelyn of High Springs, FL, and Lamar Meece and wife Faye of Ft. Inn; sisters, Dorothy Dodson of Mauldin and Louise Davenport of Laurens; grandchildren, William Dante Irby, Jacob Carter Irby, Abigail Grace Hillyard, and Katie Rose Hillyard; special cousins, Jim and Ronald Meece of Hickory Tavern and Lorraine Stephens of Greenville; and numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, J.B. Meece, George Meece, and Thomas E. Meece, Jr., a granddaughter, Chloe Raeanna Meece, and brothers in law, Nigel Dodson and Jeff Davenport.Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 pm, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Clarence Adkins and Rev. Jayson Payne with burial in Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.The family will be at the home and will receive friends Sunday, October, 30, 2016, at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.Memorials may be made to Rabun Creek Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 17045 Hwy. 101 S., Gray Court, SC 29645.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ervin Meece please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
17045 Hwy 101 South
Gray Court, SC, 29645


OCT 30. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360



NOV 1. 4:00 PM (EDT)

Rabun Creek Baptist Church

17045 Hwy 101 South

Gray Court, SC

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Sharon Hillyard, Brian, Amber and Boys purchased the Medium Dish Garden for the family of Ervin Meece.

Sharon Hillyard, Brian, Amber and Boys Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

I want to express my condolences for your dear loss. In such a time as this may you receive needed support from family and friends. I hope the following Bible passages will be of comfort and hope too as they have for me: Psalms 34:18,19, Jeremiah 29:11,12 and Rev. 21:3,4.

RW Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

Mike sent a virtual gift in memory of Ervin Meece

Mike Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ervin Meece

Mike Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ervin Meece

Mike&Mary Edgins Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

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