Goldie Junior Widener (1941 - 2018)

Obituary
  • "Dear Magdeline, Pam and Family, my most sincere condolences..."
    - Claire Tollison
  • "My condolences to the entire Widener Family"
    - Dan Zawistowski
  • " Beverly C. Perkins"

Mr. Goldie Junior Widener, 77, husband of Mrs. Magdeline Keenan Widener for over 55 years, of Langley, SC, entered into rest on Friday, September 7, 2018.

He was preceded by a grandson, AJ Widener and brothers, Edward Ford, Tommy Widener and James Key. Born in New Ellenton, SC to the late Goldie Widener and Lessie Lowe Key. He retired from King Mill with 42 years of service and he was a trustee of Pine Grove Baptist Church, Beech Island, SC.

He enjoyed spending time with family, going to church, being a Clemson Tiger fan, riding his motorcycle and coaching his sons baseball team during their youth. Junior also enjoyed singing and playing the guitar he even performed at a South Carolina jamboree.

In addition to his wife and parents, family members include his children, Pam Cook and her husband, Jason, Glenn Widener and his wife, Kim, Allen Widener and his wife, Sam, and Debbie Widener, sisters, Lucy Murrell and Jeanette Suhr, grandchildren, Randy, Magen, Lena, Amber, Matthew, Brooke and Brayden, and nine great-grandchildren. The family would like to include his dear friend Miriam Powell.

The family will greet friends on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service from 6 pm to 8 pm. A Celebration of Life Service will be on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 1 pm at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Harold Herd and Pastor Jimmy Coyle officiating.

Interment will follow in Langley Cemetery, Langley, SC. Pallbearers will be Randy Wheeler Jr., Billy Fore, Steve Hicks, John Perara, Eddie Willing and JW Rumley.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church, 1050 Pine Grove Road, Beech Island, SC 29842.
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Hatcher Funeral Home
3464 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Langley, SC 29834
803-593-8778
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Sept. 9, 2018