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Buddy Mew

October 24, 1942 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 79)

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Obituary

Funeral services for Howard Albert “Buddy” Mew, Sr., 79, of Blackville, SC will be held at two o’clock p.m., Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Blackville First Baptist Church with the Dr. Thomas Terry, Reverend Ken Frederick, Reverend Donnie Delk, and Reverend Billy Mew officiating; burial will follow in the Blackville Cemetery with Masonic Rites Accorded. The family will receive friends from five to seven p.m. on Wednesday, at the home of John and Amy Mew, Bannockburn Dr., call 803-816-0442 for directions. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be given to the Blackville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 217, Blackville, SC 29817 or the Blackville Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 365, Blackville, SC 29817. Buddy passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Born in Walterboro, SC, he was a son of the late Albert Benjamin Mew and Norma Lee Delk Mew and was married to the late Delaine Jowers Mew. He was a member of the Blackville First Baptist Church where he previously served as a deacon and the church treasurer. Previously, he was a member of Westside Baptist Church in West Columbia where he served as a deacon and was a bus driver for The Apple Dumpling Gang. He was a 1960 graduate of Blackville High School, attended Clemson University and Columbia Commercial College where he earned a Business Certificate. For 34 years, he worked for the S.C. Budget and Control Board. Buddy was a member of the Sinclair Masonic Lodge # 154, West Columbia and served in the S.C. National Guard for six years.

Survivors include sons Al (Susan) Mew, Jr. and their children John-Paul and Benjamin Mew of Roanoke, VA, Wilson (Kelli) Mew and their children Cody and Madi Mew of York, SC and John (Amy) Mew and their children Ireland, Saylor and Journey Mew of Lexington; brother Billy (Mary Olive) Mew and a niece Roz (Blake) Pitts and their children Lawton, Landon and Mae Lee Pitts all of Seneca and his loving companion Deborah Epps of Orangeburg.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 16, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Blackville First Baptist Church
19449 Solomon Blatt Avenue
Blackville, SC 29817

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Blackville First Baptist Church
19449 Solomon Blatt Avenue
Blackville, SC 29817

Please note
The family will receive friends from five to seven p.m. on Wednesday, at the home of John and Amy Mew, Bannockburn Dr., call 803-816-0442 for directions.
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