Brothers it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Bro. Nick Grantham of Branchville Lodge
No. 110 late on the evening of January 19, 2016. Please remember him and his family in your prayers.
Services were held January 21, 2016.
RWB Joe Wells, DDGM Seventh Masonic District
Bro. Wade Rawlinson, most recently a resident of the Veterans Victory House, has passed to
the Celestial Lodge above. His funeral and interment with Masonic Rites was conducted by
Vance Lodge No. 230 on Monday January 4, 2016 at Evergreen Cemetery in Summerton, SC.
Bro. Henry Edward Faile of Vance Lodge No. 230 passed to the Celestial Lodge December 25, 2015.
Keep his family and friends in your prayers.
WB Barry Sheetz passed to the Celestial Lodge Wednesday December 16, 2015. Graveside services
were held Sunday, December 20, 2015 with full Masonic Rites, Old Union Cemetery, Cope, SC.
Memorial Donations may be made to Progress Lodge No. 356, Orangeburg, SC.
Bro. Guy M. Sanders, III of Vance Lodge No. 230 passed to the Celestial Lodge above
on Sunday December 13, 2015. Support his family with the strength of your prayers.
WB Freeman J. Nettles, PM; a special Man and Mason, passed to the Celestial Lodge August 23, 2015.
Most recently a resident of the Veterans Victory House, he was a most pleasant man; his smile and
demeanor a joy. His accomplished harmonica playing at Church Services was quite inspiring.
Over 60 years a Mason, WB Freeman was a member of Hilda Lodge No. 426 and Blackville Lodge No. 63.
Services were held August 27, 2015 at Double Pond Baptist Church, Blackville, SC. A wonderful gathering of
Masons; including some from the Charleston area, were in attendance to support the family and many friends of WB Freeman. The large sanctuary was close to capacity; a visible demonstration of the love and esteem for WB Freeman. Internment followed the church service in the churchyard with full Masonic Rites.
Brothers it is with a heavy heart that I bring you the news of the passing of Brother Steve Livingston, PM of
Izlar Lodge No. 177 on August 4, 2015. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
May God Bless and Keep You All. In Masonry, John Wright, PM
Dantzler Lodge is saddened by the passing of it's oldest member R. L. "Buster" Zeigler, Jr on July 28, 2015.
Memorials may be made to Four Holes Baptist Church, 1622 Four Holes Road, Orangeburg, SC 29115.
Sec John Bagwell, PM, PDDGM 7th District