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Dr. Harry Alton Jordan, Sr. TIMMONSVILLE - Dr. Harry Alton Jordan, Sr., age 83, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at his residence after an illness. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon today (Thursday) October 31, 2013 at Thomas Cemetery in Olanta, directed by Floyd Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the graveside service. Born in Florence County he was a son of the late Floyd Jordan and Belva Dean Fitch Jordan. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of Georgia School of Veterinarian Medicine, a member of the Benton Chapter of the Masonic Lodge, worked with the U.S.D.A. for over thirty years, and taught Sunday school for over forty years where he was a member of Nazareth United Methodist Church. He was known as "Pop Pop" by his grandchildren, a devoted Clemson fan, husband, and father. He traveled the world during his years as a large animal veterinarian with the Federal government, he enjoyed life, loved his family and his church. He is preceded in death by his beloved aunt, Inez Jordan. Surviving are his wife, Betty Jo Hill Jordan of the home; a daughter, Paula Rae Jordan Banks (Doug) of Charlotte, N.C; a son, Dr. Harry Alton "Al" Jordan, Jr. (Sarah) of Sumter; a brother, E. Denon Jordan of Evergreen; four wonderful grandchildren, Philip Jordan, Harris Jordan, Jordan Banks, and Caroline Banks; a brother-in-law, Ray Hill; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Jordan; and two nieces and their families. Memorials may be made to Nazareth United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 368, Olanta, S.C. 29114. Online condolences may be made at www.floydfuneral.com

This obituary was originally published in the Morning News (Florence, SC).
Published online on 10/31/2013 courtesy of Morning News (Florence, SC).