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Benny Harold Lanford

November 26, 1933 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 87)


Benny H. Lanford


WOODRUFF- Benny Harold Lanford, 87, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021.

  He was born November 26, 1933 to the late Algie L. Lanford and Loree Lanford Lanford.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and played church league softball for Antioch along with some good friends for life.  He was a lifelong farmer and an avid bird hunter for many years.   He served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1954.

  Surviving are his nieces and nephews, Fran Burgess (Tommy) of Woodruff, Kim Lanford (Peggy) of Woodruff, Faye Lanford (Rob) of Woodruff, Kirk Lanford, deceased (Kimberly) of Woodruff, Keith Lanford, deceased.  He was predeceased by a brother, Francis Marion Lanford (Joye Floyd Lanford) of Woodruff; 9 great nieces and nephews and 16 special great-great nieces and nephews.  He is also survived by special friends, Lewis Croxton and Nathan Miller.

  Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Steve Ramey.

  Serving as pallbearers will be, Jared Lanford (Boiling Springs), Zane Lanford (Woodruff), Barry Burgess (Charlotte, N.C.), Jacob Lanford (Woodruff), Jordan Lanford (Woodruff) and Jayden Lanford (Woodruff).

  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary, 257 North Main Street, Woodruff, S.C. 29388.

  The family is at their respective homes.

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