Union County's Radio Station
Schedule for today:
6-9 a.m.--Wake Up With Woody--Union County's Morning Show with Chris Woodson
9-10 a.m.—Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Hour
10-10:45 a.m.—Union County's Morning Show with Daniel Prince
10:45-11 a.m.--Swap N Shop
11-noon—The Gospel Hour with Daniel Prince
Noon-12:40 p.m.--Noon Report with Daniel Prince
1:05 p.m.--Atlanta at Chicago Cubs
1-5 p.m. Monday--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday
5-5:30 p.m. Monday--Union Pennzoil Kwik Lube Top 5 at 5
5:30-6 p.m. Monday--5:30 News Report
6-7:25 p.m.--Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut
7:25 p.m.--Union County High School Baseball--Chapman at Union County
After the game-6 a.m.--Today's best country and some hits from yesterday
Leroy Thompson, Jr. is our Friday birthday winner!
Mack and Charlotte Ochiltree are our Thursday anniversary winners! Happy anniversary!
Our anniversary prize is back! Call in your anniversary to 427-2411 and be entered to win dinner for two at Buffalo Seafood House. They will give you two chicken strip plates with drinks!
Telephone: (864) 427-3665
Fax: (864) 427-0622
Michael Lee Pritchard, Sr.
Mr. Michael Lee Pritchard, Sr., age 72, of 143 Margie Rd., Gaffney, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Pritchard was born in Indianapolis, IN, on January 10, 1948, a son of the late Julia Ann Pritchard Powell. He was a veteran of the US Army, having served in the Vietnam War. Mr. Pritchard was drafted for his first tour of Vietnam, where he was injured and received a Purple Heart. He volunteered for his second tour, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor and another Purple Heart. He was a proud and dedicated veteran and a hard-working family man. His door was always open to anyone in need.
Surviving are a daughter, Crystal Michell Pritchard; five sons: Christopher Allen Pritchard and wife Missy, Christopher Brian Pritchard and wife Kimberly, Joshua Michael Pritchard, Michael Lee Pritchard, Jr., and Shannon Lee Pritchard; two sisters, Kimberly Scurlock and Dianna Crum; two brothers, Perry Collins and Joe Collins; and several grandchildren, including Christopher Raymond Pritchard, Derrick Allen Pritchard, Christopher Brian Pritchard, Jr., Lilly-Anna Faith Pritchard, Makela Pritchard, and Zack Pritchard.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 3:00 PM today at the M.J. “Dolly” Copper Veteran Cemetery in Anderson.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM today at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 1730 M Street NW, Suite 705, Washington, DC 20036 (www.nchv.org).
The family will be at the home, 143 Margie Rd., Gaffney, SC.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (www.holcombefuneralhomescom)
Robert David Gregory
Mr. Robert David “Robbie” Gregory, age 53, of 308 Spring St., Union, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Gregory was born in Union on March 24, 1968, a son of Mary Barber Hyder and Maurice Hyder. He was former owner of Gregory’s Roofing and a member of Covenant Baptist Church. Mr. Gregory was a talented carpenter and business-man.
Surviving in addition to his parents are two daughters, Taylor Gregory and Tori Gregory, both of Buffalo; a son, Tony Gregory and wife Sierra of Buffalo; a sister, Tammy West and husband Gene of Union; three brothers: Christopher “Bo” Gregory and girlfriend Gail Vinson of Buffalo, Jeff Gregory, and Michael Gregory and wife Vanessa, all of Union; and seven grandchildren: Kynli Gregory, Ella Gregory, Janie Trantham, David Stanford, Bryson Scarbrough, Brayden Price, and Parker Hampson. Mr. Gregory was also survived by two special friends, Larry Black and Roger Harris, and several aunts, uncles and cousins, including a special cousin, Rachel Barber. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, David and Rachel Barber.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM today at Hebron Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Lynn Ford.
The family will receive friends immediately following the services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Robbie Gregory Fund, P.O. Box 293, Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home of his mother, 480 Hawkins Rd., Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (www.holcombefuneralhomes.com)
Carl Lafayette Carter
Mr. Carl Lafayette Carter, age 89, husband of Agnes Carol Mitchell Carter, of 126 City View Circle, Union, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Carter was born September 3, 1931 in Union, a son of the late William Winard Johnson and Ada Carter Johnson. He was a graduate of Union High School and retired from Milliken and Co. after 63 years. Mr. Carter was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean War. He served his country proudly as a Sgt. 1st Class with the Anti-Aircraft Armor Division of the 101st Gun Battalion. Mr. Carter was a faithful member of Brown’s Creek Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon and had served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years. He was a member of the John A. Fant Masonic Lodge, the Union Elks Lodge and was a Hejaz Shriner. Mr. Carter was an avid gardener who enjoyed sharing is vegetables.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a brother, William “Sonny” Johnson of Jonesville; a sister, Elizabeth Cooksey and husband Jim of Pottsville, PA; many nieces and nephews; and two furry friends, Butterball and Sassy. He was predeceased by a brother, Charles Johnson, and two sisters, Reba Franklin and Barbara Black.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor Shawn Head and Rev. Carrol Caldwell. Burial will follow at Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Billy Medford, Curtis Plexico, Mike Weaver, and the deacons of Brown’s Creek Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM Sunday at Brown’s Creek Baptist Church prior to the services.
Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605, or to Brown’s Creek Baptist Church, 118 Browns Creek Church Rd., Union, SC 29379.
The family is at the home, 126 City View Circle, Union, SC 29379.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home www.holcombefuneralhomes.com
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