Wade Cauthen "W.C." Ghent

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LANCASTER – Mr. Wade Cauthen "W.C." Ghent, 75, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.
He was born April 28, 1943, in Lancaster, a son of the late Joe E. Ghent and Martha Cauthen Ghent, and was the husband of Maureen "Sissy" Evans Ghent.
He was a brick mason and a master at his trade. Mr. Ghent was a mason with the Camp Creek Masonic Lodge, and enjoyed camping, eating, socializing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church for most of his life until he moved to the Lake Wateree area, where he became a member of Lake Wateree Baptist Church.
Mr. Ghent is survived by his wife, Sissy Ghent; a son, Mark Ghent (Lisa); a daughter, Angela Ghent Bailey (Billy); three grandchildren, Scotty Bailey and his fiancée, Crystal, Jessica Bailey and Cassie Blackman (Brandon); five great-grandchildren, Austin Bailey, Lexi Blackman, Graham Blackman, Ainsley Hinson and Alyssa Hinson; two brothers, Ronnie Ghent (Gay) and Manny Ghent (Terri); a sister, Martha Jo Walden (Buddy); a brother-in-law, Plowden Cooper; many nieces and nephews; and his special pet, Leah.
Mr. Ghent was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Norman Ghent; and a sister, Joyce Cooper.
The celebration of life memorial service for Mr. Ghent will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the chapel of Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, S.C.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Headquarters, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Providence Care Hospice, 1736 Old York Rd, York, SC 29745.
The Ghent family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Providence Care Hospice and Tim Burch, a very special caregiver.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com.
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory and Powers Funeral Home are caring for the family of Mr. Ghent.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Sept. 12, 2018
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