Mr. Marion Eugene “Gene” Keziah, age 84, entered into rest on Thursday, July 11, 2019 with his family by his side. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Jackie Jenkins. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery and other times at the home of his daughter, Sandra & Rhett Griffin, 6263 McTown Road, Lancaster, SC.
Mr. Keziah was born September 1, 1934 in Monroe, NC a son of the late Weldon and Pearl Starnes Keziah. He was a retired employee of Chesterfield Yarn Mills with over 44 years of service. Mr. Keziah was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church where he served as former choir director and deacon. An avid outdoorsman, Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He will be lovingly remembered as a true family man and a friend to all.
In addition to his parents, Gene was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Pauline Mills Keziah; son, Warren “Baby” Keziah; great grandchild, Aaron McClain; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his children, Rev. Melvin (Sunny Gail) Keziah of Pageland, SC, Lisa (Donnie) Baker of Jefferson, SC, Wendy Miller of Pageland, SC, Sandra (Rhett) Griffin of Lancaster, SC; grandchildren, Chrystal Helms, Angie Arant, Keith Keziah, Tina Whitaker, Shontae Woods, Norena Watts, Dustin Baker, Kyle Knight, Jamie Dale McClain, Mitchelle McClain, Cameron Griffin, and Logan Griffin; great grandchildren, Joshua, Felicia, Jordan, Kailey, Taylor, Jada, Adrianna, Juan, Carleigh, Dakota, Ethan, Blair, Bridae, Jarrid, Wyatt, Lily, Alexa, Justice, Brianna, Serenity, Heaven; 2 great great grandchildren, Jayce and Aleigha; brother, Fred Keziah of Indian Trail, NC; special friend, Neda Kitchens of Great Falls, SC; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made on behalf of the Keziah family to Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home, 318 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Keziah family.