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Mehaffey Gardens
Wednesday October 20th, 2021

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Richard Roosevelt Mehaffey

Richard Roosevelt Mehaffey


Richard Roosevelt Mehaffey, age 83, of 2829 Bethel Church Rd and husband of the late Frances Pigg Mehaffey and Beverlyn Broome Mehaffey, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at his home.

Born in Hazelwood, NC, he was a son of the late Dock and Lois Smathers Mehaffey. An NDT Inspector, Mr. Mehaffey loved the mountains and bluegrass music. He never met a stranger.

Surviving is his son, Richard “Dean” Mehaffey (Debra) of Laurens; grandchildren, Jennifer Mehaffey Henson (Lee), Bryan Dean Mehaffey (Cortney), Angela Mehaffey Beckett (Logan); great grandchildren, Lee Henson, Jr., Tylor Henson, Alexander Henson, Bryan James Mehaffey, Lindley Beckett, Rylee Beckett, and Kynlee Beckett.

In addition to his parents and wives, he was predeceased by his children, Debra Ann Mehaffey and Vincent Scott Mehaffey; a grandson, Gary Dock Mehaffey; and six brothers and sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 4:00 PM, on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Mehaffey Gardens, 61 Casper Drive in Laurens.

The family will be at the residence and will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Richard Mehaffey

Larry Nov 29 2021 6:27 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Mehaffey

Karen Ridings Oct 30 2021 12:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Mehaffey

Andrew & Shelia Teasley Oct 20 2021 2:49 PM

I remember Richard when we worked at B F Shaw Co. He was a kind and knowledgeable man. We always had fun conversations. I've often thought about him.
I see he had a loving family.

Dan Deason Oct 20 2021 8:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Mehaffey

Charlotte Epperly Oct 20 2021 8:24 AM

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Jennifer Oct 19 2021 5:34 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace for all the family.

Gayle Conner Richmond Oct 19 2021 10:59 AM

Richard was dear to my heart. We had many a good times picking and singing. May the family find comfort during this time.

Timothy Clayton Oct 19 2021 6:39 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Mehaffey

What a glorious reunion Uncle Richard is having in Heaven will all those who have gone on before us. As believers, we will see him again one day! Praying for Peace for all the family during this time and in the days ahead. Love you all. Kim Reynolds Oct 18 2021 11:51 AM

SO sorry for your loss. Mr. Richard was such a sweetheart in the very short time I knew him. Prayers for his family. He will definitely be missed.

Deborah Watkins Oct 18 2021 11:44 AM

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