Julian Henry Wightman, 89, resident of 1005 Pine Forest Drive, widower of Louise Teasley Wightman, died November 24, 2009 at Hospice House.
Born in Union County, October 22, 1920, he was a son of the late Walter R., Sr. and Mary Steadman Wightman. He was a 1938 graduate of Greenwood High School and formerly owned and operated Wightmanâ€(TM)s Garage.
Mr. Wightman was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church where served as an usher and trustee. He was also a member of the Greenwood Masonic Lodge # 91 A. F.M.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Wightman was predeceased by his daughter, Charlotte Wightman Hughey.
Surviving are four grandchildren, Tracy Bellue of Anderson, Ashley Dennis and husband Joel of Lexington, Allison Moon and husband Alan of Easley and Hunter Hughey and wife Ashley of Greenville; eight great-grandchildren, Summer Garrett, Julian Bagwell, Chandler Hayes, Mills Hayes, Logan Moon, Mary Dyson Hughey, Hayden Hughey and Ellison Hughey.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 PM Friday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Thomas Cartledge officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Russell Myrick, Melvin Crider, Ray Sivell, Eddie Busby, Mark Rhodes and Loy Sartin.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 to 3:00 Friday afternoon.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646 or to the charity of oneâ€(TM)s choice.
In February of 2009 a new concept was introduced to Greenwood. Our addition of an "in house" Chapel Crematory became the first and only of its kind in the area. A member of the Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is always in the building and available to serve you 24 hours a day 365 days a year.