The family of Norton Funeral Home would like to extend our condolences to Reverend Champ Squires and his family. Champ is the pastor of St. Matthew, Concord, and Ashland United Methodist Churches in Lee County. His father joined The Church Triumphant on Friday, June 17th, 2022. All services have been entrusted to Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home of Sumter.
Terence Irvin “Terry” Squires, Sr., 62, husband of Monica Dinkins Squires, passed away on their 33rd wedding anniversary, Friday, June 17, 2022, at Lexington Medical Center.
Born September 16, 1959, in Sumter, he was a son of the late James Deyerl “J.D.” Squires and the late Bertie Lee Brunson Squires. He was a member of Lewis Chapel United Methodist Church, the Lewis Chapel Men’s Club, and the Christian Men of Concord. He retired from S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation. Terry loved people and enjoyed visiting with family and friends as much as possible. He especially loved his family.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Terence Irvin “Champ” Squires, Jr. of Bishopville and Leighton Charles Squires of Alcolu; a brother, Thomas H. Squires of Alcolu; special nephews, Andrew Squires and Patrick Squires; and a number of much-loved nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday at Lewis Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mel Thompson and the Rev. Champ Squires officiating. Burial will be in the Brunson Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Squires, Patrick Squires, Drew Squires, Danny Chavis, Josh Molina, and Charles Johnston.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Brunson Cemetery, c/o Patsy Watt, 200 McInnis Store Rd., Sumter, SC 29153.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the Lexington Medical Center Oncology Floor Nurses for all of their loving care and compassion.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.