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ORANGEBURG -- Chico Tony Cheeks, 65, of Orangeburg, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at his residence.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Orangeburg Baptist Tabernacle, with the Rev. Thomas Brookshire and the Rev. John O'Cain officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry Cook, John Bridge Sr., Thomas Hiott III, Ricky Padgett Jr., Michael Cook and William McCaw Jr.

Mr. Cheeks was born July 30, 1952, in Orangeburg, a son of the late Peggy Fogle McQueen and was raised by the late Madge Fogle. He was preceded in death by a brother, John J. Barney. He was the owner of Cheeks Construction and Lawn Maintenance.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Cheeks of Orangeburg; three daughters, Trinity C. Herndon of Orangeburg, Angela and Ricky Padgett of Rowesville, and April and Thomas Hiott of Moncks Corner; six grandchildren, William E. McCaw Jr., Taylor McCaw, Katelyn Herndon, Riley Padgett, Kasen Padgett and Elena Hiott; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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Friends may call at the residence and Thompson Funeral Home in Orangeburg.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Thompson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

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