Mr. Beauregard Blanding, 95, of 1445 Ft. Jackson Rd. Lugoff, South Carolina passed on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church, Camden, SC. Burial will also take place at the Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camden SC.
Mr. Beauregard Blanding Jr., affectionately known as "B," was born January 15, 1919 in Lugoff South Carolina to the late Beauregard and Carrie Jefferson Blanding. He was the second of seven children. He later departed this life on December 6, 2014.
He leaves to cherish his memories a son, Jessie Blanding of Brooklyn, NY; four daughters Eloise Fleming of Columbia, SC; Daisy Mae Blanding of Charlotte, NC; Mary Rebecca (Larry) Hankins of Detroit, Michigan, and Vanessa Blanding of South Michigan; 37 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. Two sisters Alberta "Bert" Bennett of Lugoff, SC and Flossie Williams of Charlotte, NC; two brothers Alexander "Bubba" Blanding, of Lugoff, SC and Malalou "Buster" Blanding of Charlotte, NC, one sister-in-law Catherine Thomas of Lugoff, SC; a brother-in-law Ralph Barnes of Detroit Michigan; a host of nieces, nephews and many other loving relatives and caring friends who will miss him dearly. Nelson-Haile Funeral home is serving the family.