Sammy Weaghington (1941 - 2015)

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Sammy Weaghington
AIKEN, SC - Sammy Jones Weaghington, 73, resident of Aiken, husband of Betty Mathis Plunkett Weaghington, died January 6, 2015 at his home.
Born April 17, 1941, in Greenwood County, he was a son of the late John Samuel and Elise Hastings Weaghington. He was a 1960 graduate of Greenwood High School and was retired from the construction industry as a heavy equipment operator.
Mr. Weaghington was a member of Highland Pines Baptist Church in Aiken, where he was formerly the Minister of Music. He was also a member of the Men's Sunday School Class and the Highland Pines Men's Quartet, a group he helped to organize.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are a son, Sammy C. (BJ) Weaghington of Greenwood; two step-sons, John C. Skipper of Aiken and Issac Kevin Skipper of Jackson; two sisters, Ruth Landis of Greenwood and Ruby Boone of Ninety Six; a sister-in-law, Amilie Weaghington of Greenwood; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Riley Weaghington and Robert Weaghington.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:30 pm Thursday at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wesley Greene officiating. Burial will be in Bold Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Callison.
Pallbearers will be Clay Weaghington, CD Weaghington, David Lawler, Robert Lee Weaghington, Luke Weaghington and Clarence Boone.
Honorary escort will be members of the Men's Sunday School Class and members of the Quartet.
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:30 to 3:30 Thursday afternoon.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Weaghington family.
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Blyth Funeral Home
1425 Montague Avenue Extension
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 223-2223
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Jan. 7, 2015