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Furman Shedd

Obituary for Furman Shedd

November 14, 1938 - November 21, 2020
Central, South Carolina | Age 82


Furman Shedd, 82 the son of the late Ollie Lee Shedd and late Lawrence Shedd passed away Saturday evening November 21 peacefully at home surrounded by family.

He is now in heaven with his son, Jeffrey Furman Shedd.

Furman was a remarkable person. He retired from Clemson University after working there for 22 years. He was a painter and jack of all trades. Most importantly he was a friend, uncle, cousin, father, grandfather, and husband. Furman's life revolved around his family.

Left behind to grieve his loss is his wife of 56 years, Lendora Smith Shedd and their fur baby companion, Bandit Shedd. Also, his daughter Melanie Swords Galliard (Chris) his grandchildren Joshua Furman Swords, Hannah Lee Swords (Kaleb Hawkins). Chris' son Nathan Gaillard (Amanda and their 2 children) Furman's brother Horace Shedd (Debbie) and, Furman and Lendora's special daughter Juanita Foster (Brad) and their daughter Sara and her fiancé Noah.

Services will be held to celebrate his life, grave side at Mount Tabor Baptist Church (827 Old Greenville Hwy, Clemson SC 29631) Friday, November 27th at 1. Receiving friends will be after the service.

The family will be at his home.

The family extends their many thanks to Hospice of the Upstate during this time. Memorials may be made to East Clemson Baptist Church or Hospice of the Upstate.

Graveside Service

Friday, November 27
1:00 PM    3899438 3992280 20201127T130000

Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery
827 Old Greenville Highway
Clemson, SC 29631

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Central, SC 29630
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