Zeb Wilson “Papa Zeb” English, 82, died Thursday, November 10, 2016. Born in Wallace, SC he was the son of the late Zeb Vance and Lottie English. He was a charter member of the Wallace Rescue Squad (44 years), mentoring many of the members over the years and earning numerous awards for his service. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church. He was a Wallace Bearcat fan and then a Marlboro County Bulldog fan. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, sports and NASCAR. He loved all children, family and friends. He was known in the community as “Papa Zeb.”
Surviving is his wife, Betty Griggs English of the home, sons, Randy (Doris) English of Griffin, GA, Andy (Hope) English of Cheraw, SC, Frankie English of Wallace, SC, Brittany (Mandy) English of Bennettsville, SC, a daughter, Elaine (Tony) Creech of Wallace, SC, sisters, Marie Page of Wallace, SC, Faye Allen of Cheraw, SC, Betty Leviner of Marston, NC, 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above a daughter, Gaynell Coates and a grandchild, Jeffrey Polson.
The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Kiser Funeral Home, Cheraw, SC.
A graveside service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wallace, SC.
Memorials to: Embrace Hospice, 1220 Bennettsville Sq, Bennettsville, SC 29512 or Wallace Rescue Squad, 4013 Highway 177, Wallace, SC 29596 or American Cancer Society, 181 E Evans St, Florence, SC 29506.
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