Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Spartanburg, SC

Nicholas "Nick" Sprouse Gregory

Mr. Nicholas “Nick” Sprouse Gregory, age 37, of 213 Aberdeen Lane, Spartanburg, South Carolina, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.


Mr. Gregory was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on October 9, 1984, a son of Joey and Sara Beth Gregory. He was a 2002 graduate of Union County High School and a 2006 graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Financial Management. Mr. Gregory was employed as a Comptroller at Master Gardner Company in Spartanburg for the last 13 years.


Mr. Gregory was an avid Clemson Tiger fan, an Eagle Scout, a member of the Order of The Arrow, a lover of old country music, especially George Jones, and a great friend to everyone that knew him.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Gregory is survived by a daughter, Ellie Mason Gregory, whom he welcomed in December of 2021, and her mother, Monica Beushausen, of Spartanburg; two sisters, Leah Gregory Keeler and husband Blake of Spartanburg, and Anna Mason Gregory of Union, SC; a nephew, Bowen Keeler; two nieces, Landry and Tatum Keeler; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends. Mr. Gregory was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Hazel Gregory; his maternal grandparents, Bobby and Sara Sprouse; and two uncles, David Sprouse and Michael Gregory, all of Union.


A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday August 17, 2022, at New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Road, Union, SC, conducted by Rev. Ron Culbertson, Rev. Shannon Faulkner, and Rev. Charles Evans. Visitation will be held 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM prior to the service. In true Nick fashion, the family would like everyone attending to wear Clemson attire in his honor. The honorary escort will be Adam Swindler, Chris Fant, Bruce Kullman, Joseph McCown, Brandon Collins, and Matt Dickard.


The family will be at their home, 302 Catawba Street, Union, SC.


The S.R Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (www.holcombefuneralhomes.com)

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Carlisle, SC

Harold Thompson

Mr. Harold Thompson, 71, of 617 Tuckertown Road, Carlisle, SC, widower of Mrs. Veronica Thompson, died Thursday, August 11, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.


Mr. Thompson was born July 1, 1951, a son of the late Gadberry and Adell Tucker Thompson.  Mr. Thompson was a devoted father who loved his family, he loved to smile, dance, and listen to music and loved doing for other people.


Survivors include two sons, Harold Thompson, Jr. (Marlene), and Eric J. Thompson (Tanica); one daughter, Erica T. Ruth (Marcus); two sisters, Andell Thompson and Ethel Lee Rice (Robert); and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by five brothers: Rubin Thompson, Gadberry Thompson Jr., Joe Lewis Thompson, James Arthur Thompson, and Leroy Thompson; and two sisters, Bernice Thompson and Beatrice Thompson.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 2 pm at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at St. Luke AME Zion Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Friday from 11-6 pm at the funeral home.


The family are at their respective homes.

Lewis Funeral Home and Crematory (www.lewisfuneralhomeofunion.com)