Franklin Kirby Dillard
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GREENWOOD, SC-- Franklin Kirby Dillard, 80, formerly of 201 Overland Drive passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Emerald Gardens.
A native of Spartanburg County, and formerly of Woodruff he was the son of the late Frank M and Ida Ross Dillard, and the widower of Betty Taylor Dillard.
He was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Greenwood, a retired employee with Commission of Public Works in Greenwood for over 24 years and a United States Air Force Veteran.
Mr. Dillard was a father figure for numerous boys and girls for over 30 years at Connie Maxwell Home.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in- law; Tim and Ramona Dillard of Greenwood; two grandchildren; Grant Kirby Dillard and Taylor-Grace Dillard of Greenwood; two nieces, Linda Williams and Diane Crowe of Woodruff and a nephew, Ron Smith of Greenville. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Doris Dillard Smith.
Visitation will held Friday, June 21, 2013 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM at the home of his son on 104 Brooke Court, Greenwood.
The family will also receive friends on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Northside Baptist Church in Greenwood from 12:00 until 1:00 PM prior to the 1:00 PM funeral service, officiated by Rev. Jeff Lethco, Rev. John Lynch, Rev. Doug Kaufman and Rev. Melvin Brown.
Interment will be held at Woodruff Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 20 to June 21, 2013