John Roland Studyvance

John Roland Studyvance, 69, of 501 Beech St., passed away Friday, January 22nd, in his home. He was born on April 19, 1951 in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Furman and Carrie Butler Studyvance.

Roland was a retiree as a Custodian for Granard Middle School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Rickey and James Studyvance; six sisters, Corine McCoy, Susie Smith, Elvina Coleman, Elese Studyvance, Pernice Studyvance, and Margaret Smith.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his children, Shirley Manning, Rozet Manning, John Dean Manning, Lewis and Minnie Logan, all of Gaffney; six brothers, Furman, Jr. (Rosa Lee), Billy, Larry, Ronnie, Donnie (Debra) Studyvance, all of Gaffney, and Paul Studyvance (Sandra), of High Point, NC; four sisters, Annie Mae Tate, Mary Byers, Carrie Valentine, all of Gaffney, and Barbara Littlejohn (Walter), of Toledo, OH; his best friend, Geraldine Logan; two aunts, Helen Camp and Helen Butler, of Gaffney; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Graveside Service will be Friday, January 29, 2021, at 12:00 noon, in Gaffney Memorial Park.

The family is at 124 Indiana Circle, Gaffney, SC.