Walter F. Littlejohn

Walter F. Littlejohn, 88, of Gaffney, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018, in the Peachtree Centre.

Husband of Leota Sherard Littlejohn, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Carl and Phines Talley Littlejohn.

Walter was a graduate of Granard High School and Area Trade School in Denmark, SC. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and a retired employee of Hoechst Celanese.

He was a faithful member of Dunton United Methodist Church and served as: Sunday School Teacher, former Sunday School Superintendent, usher, and Father of the Church. He was a member and former Worshipful Master of Mountain View Masonic Lodge #301. He also served as Past High Priest of King Solomon Chapter #46 and Special Deputy of Cherokee County Masons.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Charlie, Carl, Leroy, and Allen Littlejohn, and Barbara Brunson.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Leota Littlejohn, of the home; two daughters, Shawn Boyd (Elbert) of Flower Mound, TX , and Kara Parson (Marcel) of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren, Bryce and Brynna Boyd of Texas, and James Parson of NC; honorary son, Bryan Eugene Tate of Gaffney; god-daughter, Carla McCollum Mitchell of Charleston, SC; three brothers, Hilliard Littlejohn of Gaffney, SC, Wilbur Littlejohn of Charlotte, NC, and Wayne Littlejohn (Lydia) of Melbourne, FL; two sisters, Dorothy Alford of Charlotte, NC, and Phines Jones of Florence, SC; sister-in-law, Toledo Littlejohn of Gaffney; brother-inlaw, James Brunson of Florence; aunt, Hannah Linder of Gaffney; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, 12:00 noon, in Dunton United Methodist Church with Rev. Calvin L. Smith officiating. Interment will be in M.J. Dolly Cooper Veteran’s Cemetery in Anderson.

He will be in state in the church Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation will be at the home daily from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Dunton United Methodist Church Sunday School.

The Gilmore Mortuary

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  1. My deepest condolences goes out to the Littlejohn family. May you have complete trust in God. In the near future that under God’s kingdom on earth aging and death will no longer happen. As imperfection and bad condition will be a thing of the past. Isaiah 65:17-25

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