Charles Preston Rorie, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012.
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He was the son of the late Preston and Pearl Nash Rorie. He was married to Linda Rorie for 48 years. He retired from Thomas Gas as a truck driver and Service Technician. He also worked for Lynches River Electric for 20 years. Mr. Rorie was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Pageland, a charter member of the High Point Eastside Volunteer Fire Department and a Member of the Pageland and Jefferson Rescue Squad. Mr. Rorie served in the U.S. Army as well.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Lelia Smith of Ninety Six; a brother, Cecil W. Rorie of Jefferson; a sister, Joan Sneed of Lancaster; grandchildren, Rory D. Smith and Graham L. Smith, both of Ninety Six; nephews, Norris Sneed of Kingsport, Tenn and Doug Rorie of Pageland.
Mr. Rorie is preceded in death by his stepfather, Horace H. Rorie; and Nephew, Morris Sneed.
Services were Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church of Pageland, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Pageland.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Pageland Backpack Fund, P.O. Box 36, Pageland, SC 29728
Sutton-Baumgartner Funeral Home of Pageland, SC (email@example.com) is handling the arrangements.
Published in The Lancaster News from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2012