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Hugh Sylvanus Sherer Jr.

SHARON -- Mr. Hugh Sylvanus Sherer Jr., 66, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Sharon ARP Church Cemetery, with the Revs. Pastors Tom Sherer and James D. McLurkin officiating. Full military honors will be presented by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, Shaw Air Force Base.

Born in York, S.C., Mr. Sherer was a son of the late Hugh S. Sherer Sr. and the late Sarah Russell Sherer. Hugh was a retired TSG (E-6) with the U.S. Air National Guard. He also repaired various farm equipment after his retirement. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rippy Sherer.

Mr. Sherer is survived by his stepsons, Dennis Clamp and Jay Clamp and wife, Andra, both of Rock Hill; his sisters, Barbara Cranford of Sharon and Carolyn Bradley of Mills Spring, N.C.; his grandsons, Hunter Clamp and Adam Clamp; and his caregiver, Jackie Matthews.

Mr. Sherer may be viewed at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, today, Oct. 3, 2008, from noon until 5 p.m.

The family will receive friends after the graveside service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or Sharon ARP Church, Cemetery Committee, Sharon, SC 29742.

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