BLACKSTOCK -- Mr. Lenward Passmore, 67, formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, September 26, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 29, 2008, at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, 1923 Old Friendship Road in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Matt Horne and Dr. Dennis Willoughby officiating.
A native of Franklin, N.C., Mr. Passmore was the son of the late Isaac N. Passmore and Zelma Blackburn Passmore and attended Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church. He was retired from Celanese, with over 30 years of service, and worked at Nourse Interstate Auto Mall as a driver. He was a U.S. Army and Navy veteran during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy R. Passmore; three brothers; and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Douglas Passmore; daughter, DeRhonda P. Marshall of Rock Hill; two stepdaughters, Laura Boyd and Beth McGarity of Blackstock; brothers, James T. Passmore (Lois) and Lloyd E. Passmore (Sue) of Rock Hill, and Eugene Passmore (Shirley) of Franklin, N.C.; sister, Rhoda P. Howe of Mills River, N.C.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many loved nieces, nephews and friends.
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The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Home Northwest, and other times at the residence, 3100 Moffitt Creek Road in Blackstock, S.C., and at daughter DeRhonda's home, 1238 Dunlap Roddey Road in Rock Hill.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 1660 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester, SC 29706 or to Providence Baptist Church Building Fund, 1947 Old Friendship Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the charity of one's choice.
Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is serving the Passmore family.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.