Fleming J. Means, Jr., passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Spartanburg Medical Center.
He was born in Gaffney, South Carolina on September 28, 1953 to Rev. Fleming Means, Sr. and Mrs. Queen Camp Means.
Fleming was a member and deacon of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church. He was a 1971 graduate of Gaffney High School. While at Gaffney High, he was a bus driver and member of the football team. He was a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC where he was an honor student and a member of the Alpha Phi Omega-Service Organization.
He was a former employee of Cherokee County School District, Piedmont Community Actions, and Nestle. Fleming was very active with the Boy Scouts.
Surviving are: step-siblings, Ricky Fernanders (Barbara), Annie L. Fernanders, and Diane Brannon (Willie)); all of Gaffney; several cousins, including Freda Miller, his caregiver; special friends, Bobby and Betty Fernanders, caregivers; god-brothers, Roger Patterson (Jewette) of Gaffney and H. Singleton Gilmore of Greer, SC.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Limestone Missionary Baptist Church of Gaffney, SC with Rev. Michael L. Golden officiating. Interment will follow in the Gaffney Memorial Park. He will be in state in the church Saturday at 3:00pm.
The Gilmore Mortuary
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I am sorry to hear of your loss. One of the most difficult things we have to deal with is the death of a loved one. The Bible promise; “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming when all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” (John 5:28,29) The Bible gives us hope that one day our dead loved ones will be brought back to life.
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