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Obituary

Graveside funeral services for Francis “Mack” Meyer, 73 of the Colston Community, SC will be held 11 a.m., Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Williston Cemetery with the Reverends Mike Reid and Marshall Still officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday at Folk Funeral Home of Denmark, SC. Memorial contributions may be given to the Williston Cemetery, P.O. Box 367, Williston, SC 29853. Mack passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Born in Old Ellenton, SC he was a son of the late Will D. Meyer and Anne Burckhalter Meyer. He grew up in Meyer’s Mill until 1951 when his family moved to the Colston Community of Bamberg County. He graduated from Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School, was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church and served in the U.S. National Guard. Mack worked at Holland Hitch for 30 years and retired from Nibco, Inc. in 2008 after 14 years of service. Mack loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He liked to travel to the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, especially Maggie Valley. He was a hunter and a gardener who delighted in sharing the abundance of his garden with others. Mack was a friend to many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Margaret Breland Meyer of the home; a daughter Mary (John) Smith of Brooksville, FL; sons Mike (Nancy) Meyer of Varnville, SC, William (Amanda) Meyer of Aiken, SC; grandchildren Josh Meyer, Maggie Grace Meyer, Corey (Emily) Holstein, Chad (Amber) Holstein, Ashley Sheridan and Keaton Smith; great grandchildren Miley Holstein and Zoe Holstein; a brother William “Billy” Meyer of Bamberg, SC.