FORT MILL -- Pastor Bobby Mathew Costner, 72, of 107 Yorktown St., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at his home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Lighthouse P.H. Church, Highway 21 By-Pass, Fort Mill.
Pastor Costner was a native of Shelby, N.C., and was a son of the late Hubert Floyd Costner and the late Annie Ruth McMahan Costner. He was the Founder and Senior Pastor of Lighthouse P.H. Church of Fort Mill. During Bob's ministry over 20 ministers, pastors and missionaries were called to serve the Lord. He began the Lighthouse Prison and Nursing Home Ministries and assisted two Hispanic congregations start their churches. He was a Navy veteran and a past constable and police officer in Fort Mill. He was also an avid horse lover. He loved his church and his family.
Surviving are his wife, Rhonda Costner of the home; one son, Mark Costner of York; two daughters, Debbie Whisonant of Rock Hill and Linda Costner of Fort Mill; one sister, Darlene Beam of Pineville, N.C.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Lighthouse P.H. Church.
Memorials may be made to Lighthouse P.H. Church, P.O. Box 981, Fort Mill, SC 29716.
Fort Mill Funeral Home is serving the family.
Matthew 5:16 - Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify the Father which is in Heaven.
"Come up and see me sometime." ~ Pastor Bob