Obituary of Sonny Charles Gresham
Lexington – Sonny Charles Gresham – Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Lexington Baptist Church Chapel with Pastor Dan Williams officiating. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service in the Chapel. Interment will be private.
Sonny passed away September 5, 2019. Born in Oakboro, NC on November 11, 1927, he graduated from the University of North Carolina, and enjoyed watercolor painting and singing in both a barbershop chorus and quartet. He was a member of Lake Murray Sail Club, and the San Juan Fleet. He retired after 35 years as a Civil Engineer.
Sonny was an active member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of West Columbia, and Lexington Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah C. Gresham; his children from his first marriage to Macie McLester: Charles Gresham (Karen), Ray Gresham, Patricia Rogers (Richard); 6 grandchildren; and a large and loving extended family. Also surviving are stepchildren, George Culli (Teressa), Carolyn Stacey (Bill), Edward Culli (Linda); many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Sonny was predeceased by a grandson, Jay Gresham, and a step-son, Adam Culli.
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