Vinton Lafayette "V.L." Jordan
April 21, 1928-May 7, 2014
Vinton Lafayette "V.L." Jordan, age 86, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Conway Medical Center.
Mr. Jordan was born in Conway, SC, a son of the late Ernest C. and Dell Causey Jordan. He was a dedicated worker having previously been employed by East Coast Oil Company, Crenshaw Candy Company, Pepsi Cola, and Coca Cola. Mr. Jordan then founded Twilight Shell on the corner of Hwy 501 and Hwy 544 on October 1, 1967 and later became Twilight Towing in 1995. Mr. Jordan enjoyed tending to his garden and traveling to different auctions and farm sales. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his son Glenn Jordan; his brother, Elvin Jordan; his sister, Irene Lewis.
Survivors include: his wife of 66 years, Mattie C. Jordan; his children, Legrand Jordan (Janice) of Conway, Inell Jordan of Conway, Squeaky Jordan (Elizabeth) of Conway, Patsy Strickland(Jimmy) of Conway, Teresa Jordan- Mitchell (Jeff) of Myrtle Beach, Dedie Garren (Blaine) of Myrtle Beach, Jeff Jordan (Chrystal) of Myrtle Beach; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; his brother, Haskell Jordan (Jane) of Walterboro, SC; and his special niece and caregiver, Diane Cox of Conway.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel with Rev. Larry Deeds officiating.
Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home.
An online guestbook is available at
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Sun News on May 9, 2014
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606-610 Beaty St. Conway, SC 29528