Mr. Robert Franklin Catoe Sr., 89, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at White Oak Manor.
He was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Kershaw County, the son of the late Grace Hunter and Benjamin Coleman Catoe and his stepfather, the late Melvin L. Broughton.
Mr. Catoe was the retired owner of Catoe Construction Company and an active member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Mr. Catoe is survived by a daughter, Teresa C. Martin of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Leain Catoe of Charlotte; three brothers, Cecil Catoe and his wife, Joyce, Art Catoe and Jerry Broughton and his wife, Manetta, all of Lancaster; two sisters, Valnetta Horton and her husband, Hazel, of Lancaster, and Bernice McWaters of Liberty Hill; six grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Catoe was preceded in death by a son, Robert Franklin Catoe Jr.; and a brother, Wilbert Catoe.
The celebration of life funeral service for Mr. Catoe is 2 p.m. Monday, June 23, at the chapel of Burgess Funeral Home by the Revs. Ronnie Boone and Bobby Joyner. Burial will follow at Beaver Creek Presbyterian Church in Heath Springs.
The family of Mr. Catoe will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, June 23, at the funeral home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com.
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory of Lancaster is caring for the family of Mr. Catoe.