Gaston Batson(1929 - 2012)

Gaston S. Batson

Travelers Rest

Gaston Sloan Batson, 83, husband of the late Evelyn Bishop Batson, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at his home.

Born in Greenville County, he was the son of the late Jordan and Nora Edwards Batson. Gaston retired from the construction industry and was a member of Enoree Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sisters: Louise Allen, Aileen Mullinax; brother: Truman Batson; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter: Diane Batson; and brothers: Earl Batson, Elgin Batson, Jones Batson, and Arnold Batson.

The family will receive friends Thursday morning from 10 until 11 a.m. at The Howze Mortuary.

Graveside services will be Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. at Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.

Published in The Greenville News on Sept. 27, 2012