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.