John Harrison Sartor, Sr., 81, died Sunday, February 16, 2014. Born in Alabama he was the son of the late Henry Harrison and Sadie Howle Sartor. He was a charter member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC. Mr. Sartor was an avid fan of the Cheraw Braves and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. He received an athletic scholarship and played for the Gamecocks in the 1952 and ’53 seasons. He was the play by play announcer for Cheraw High School, covering football, baseball and girls softball. He was a referee for the Cheraw Parks and Recreation Department (football, baseball and softball). He enjoyed playing golf with his friends.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Wanda Rollins Sartor, a son John(Faye) Harrison Sartor, Jr., a daughter, Susan S. Davis all of Cheraw, SC, grandchildren John Harrison Sartor, III, Matthew Robert Sartor and James Christian Davis.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above and a son-in-law, Freddie Davis.
The family will receive friends 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in the fellowship hall of Faith Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in the sanctuary of Faith Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials to: Faith Christian Academy, 220 Greene Street, Cheraw, SC 29520 or Cheraw High School Athletics, 649 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, SC 29520.
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