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Herbert Wannamaker Loflin, Sr.

December 18, 1943 — October 14, 2021

Herbert Wannamaker Loflin, Sr.

Cheraw, SC

Mr. Herbert Wannamaker Loflin, Sr., age 77, entered into rest on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Monday, October 18, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church by Rev. Dennis Wallace and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home and other times at the home.

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Mr. Loflin was born December 18, 1943 in Marlboro County, SC a son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Johnson Loflin. He was a retired welder with Daniels Construction with over 25 years of service and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Herbert was looking forward to the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the church this month. His favorite day of the week was Sunday, spending time with all the family around the dinner table, to long golf-cart rides in the evenings with his wife and great grandchildren. An avid deer hunter, Herbert was a member of Cash Lakes Hunting Club, and Colonel Cobb’s Hunting Club. He also enjoyed manufacturing grills, smokers, and trailers, and raising his hunting dogs. A man with a giving heart, Herbert also enjoyed growing a vegetable garden each year to share with his neighbors and friends. One of his greatest memories occurred recently when his family arranged for him to ride an Air Boat at Myrtle Beach, SC.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Loflin was also preceded in death by his siblings, Richard Loflin, Jerry Loflin, Donnie Loflin, and Linda Baker.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Sarah B. “Butch” Loflin of the home; children, Herbert Loflin, Jr. of Laurinburg, NC, John Robert “Bobby” (Lynn) Loflin of Teal’s Mill, SC, John Robert “Sam” Loflin, Jr. of the home; and Susan “Michelle” (Vincent James) Griggs of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Kristy (Johnnie, IV) Driggers of Laurinburg, NC, Landon Chase Loflin of Hamlet, NC, Dustin Coleman (Alexyss Parker) Loflin of Cheraw, SC, Brad (Lindsay) Gainey of Little Mountain, SC, Megan (Justin) McDowell of Cheraw, SC, Nikki (Devin Tolson) Griggs of Patrick, SC; great grandchildren, Johnnie V, Abigale, Molly, Maggie, Marah, Kaydence, Sadie, and Kolby; brother, Julius (Sally Jackson) Loflin, Sr. of Cheraw, SC; brother-in-law, Keith Baker of N. Myrtle Beach, SC; sister-in-law, Pat Burr of Bladenboro, NC; special friends, Wilbur Burns, Billy Sylvia, Woodrow Mathis, and George Sellers; and numerous niece and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, “Building Fund,” c/o Arlene Hancock, 1680 Sam Jones Rd, Patrick SC, 29584.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Loflin family.

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Past Services


Sunday, October 17, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 18, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

3664 Wire 1 Rd, Cheraw, SC 29520

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Committal Following Funeral

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