John Valentine


John Henry Valentine, 90, of 222 Hilltop Drive, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Union County, he was the son of the late John and Mandy Belle “Kate” McCluney Valentine. He was the widower of Bertha Dillard Valentine and Mattie Gardner Valentine. Mr. Valentine was a member of Suck Creek Baptist Church, a former employee of Duke Power and a retired carpenter .

Surviving are a daughter, Evelyn Huskey of Gaffney; two brothers, J.C. Valentine (Sarah) of Chicago, Ill., and Homer Lee Valentine of New Haven, Conn.; a sister, Cordelia Hogue (Johnny) of Grover, N.C.; four grandsons, Eddie Dean Huskey (Christine) of Columbia, Henry Huskey (Gloria) of Gaffney, Hoyal Wallace Huskey (Glenda) of Blacksburg and A.D. Huskey (Janice) of Cowpens; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating. Interment will be in Springhill Memorial Gardens, Chesnee.

The family is at the home of his daughter at 1362 Leadmine Road, Gaffney.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.