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Saturday, April 14, 2001

J. Caldwell GADDY

DILLON (--) Services for J. Caldwell Gaddy, 78, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Main Street United Methodist Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery directed by Kannaday's Funeral Home in Dillon. The family will receive friends from 6-8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, 401 E. Main Street, Dillon, SC 29536, or to the Dillon Rescue Squad, 209 S. 8th Ave., Dillon, SC 29536.

Mr. Gaddy died Friday, April 13, 2001, in McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Born September 2, 1922, in Dillon, he was a son of the late J. Roy and Edith Curtis Gaddy. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and an Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Gaddy was a retired farmer and was also retired from the Post Office after 26 years of service. He was a member of the Masons, Blue Lodge #142 in Gaddy's Mill. He served on the Dillon County D.S.S. Board and the Committee on Restoration of the Dillon County Courthouse. He was past secretary-treasurer and board member of Avalon Academy, past president of the Dillon County Farm Bureau, and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Margie Gaddy of Dillon; son, Dr. McKeithan "Mac" R. Gaddy of Dillon; daughters, Mrs. Wallace G. (Sarah Edith) Turbeville of Hartsville, Ms. Dixie C. Gaddy of Columbia; grandchildren, Ashley S. Gaddy of Dillon, William Gaddy Turbeville of Hartsville. Mr. Gaddy was predeceased by his first wife, Sarah Rogers Gaddy, and a brother, Dr. George D. Gaddy of Burlington, N.C.

Submitted by Victoria Proctor, 2001.

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