McKinley Ransom

BAMBERG -- McKinley Ransom, 87, of Bamberg, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Pruitt Nursing Center, Bamberg.

The funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Union Baptist Church, Bamberg. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Ransom was born Feb, 12, 1930, to the late George and Kathleen Grimes Ransom in Bamberg. At an early age, he joined the Union Baptist Church, where he served on the trustee board. McKinley served his country with honors while in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a medic. On Feb, 28, 1957, he married the former Minnie Mae Dowling.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Minnie D. Ransom of the home; three sons, McKinley Jr. (Paulette) and George (Christine) all of Orangeburg, and Lee Anthony (Angela) of Bamberg; one daughter Okellar Lynn of Bamberg;. six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The Carroll Mortuary of Bamberg will be in charge of the services.

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Friends may call at the residence of the son, Lee Ransom, 1038 Orange Grove Road, Bamberg.

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