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John Samuel McCutchen
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Funeral service for John Samuel McCutchen, 82, will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew Church of God with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Larry Mobley and the Rev. Eddie Thomas, Jr. will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001 or St. Andrew Church of God, 4238 Red Hill Road, Camden, SC 29020.

Mr. McCutchen, husband of 63 years to the late Frances Marian Trimnal McCutchen, passed away at home on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Born in Rembert, he was the son of the late Reginald Rawls and Mary Ann Wingate McCutchen. He retired from DuPont and was a local farmer.

Mr. McCutchen served on the Lee County Council for 24 years and served as chairman of the Public Safety Committee and was instrumental in establishing the Springhill Fire Station. He was a member of Springhill Masonic Lodge #188 and served on the Board of Directors for Cassatt Water Company. He was an avid NASCAR fan and formerly owned a car that he raced in Darlington and Daytona in the 1950’s.

Surviving are his daughters, Rhonda McCutchen Beasley (Arthur) of Maysville and Johnette McCutchen Caughman (Wayne) of Springhill; sisters, Dorothy Holloman of Florence and Ann Seegars (Joe) of Camden; brothers-in-law, Doug King and Arnold Hall; grandsons, Chad Beasley (Mandy), John Caughman, and Reggie Caughman (Kayla); great-granddaughters, Zan Beasley, Emily Anne Beasley, Grace Beasley and Laney Caughman; and special friend Rosalee Munn. He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Hall.

The family extends a special thanks to Inez Hunter and the staff of KershawHealth Hospice for their loving care.

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