Mr. Roy Charles Catoe, 69, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home. He was born June 17, 1943, in Lancaster and was a son of the late Yancy Ward Catoe and Lula Mae Sistare Catoe. Mr. Catoe was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church. He was one of the founders of the Tradesville Volunteer Fire Department, of which he had been a member for 50 years. He had served as president and was a retired captain. Mr. Catoe was founder and owner operator of Catoe's Plumbing, Heating, and Wiring. Mr. Catoe is survived by his wife, Dianne Pigg Catoe; a son, Marvin Dale Catoe and his wife, Sheranna, of Lancaster; two daughters, Peggy Catoe Knight and her husband, Bill, and Vickie Catoe Brecht and her husband, Lynn, all of Lancaster; two brothers, Billy Catoe and his wife, Amelia, and Bobby Catoe and his wife, Margaret, all of Lancaster; two sisters, Lillian Galloway of Hartsville and Elsie Lowder and her husband, Wilbur, of Florence; eight grandchildren, Mandy Knight Sharp, Luke Ira Knight, Kevin Michael Knight, April Dawn Catoe, Simon Matthew Catoe, Misty Lynn Brecht, Kristy Annette Brecht and Dustin Ray Brecht; and a great-grandchild, Kensie Leigh Sharp. Mr. Catoe was preceded in death by five brothers, Boyce Catoe, Drew Catoe, Hoke Catoe, Amos Catoe and Yancy Catoe Jr.; and two sisters, Margaret Saleeby and Mary Lois Loyd. Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Catoe were 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Spring Hill Baptist Church, officiated by the Revs. Brad Threatt and Dr. Richard A. Clark, with Fireman's burial rites in the Spring Hill Baptist Church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Hill Baptist Church, food ministry, 2245 Old Camden Monroe Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720. Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com. Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Catoe.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Apr. 3, 2013