George Kirkpatrick Heriot
by Robert Joseph Baker | August 5, 2016 11:43 am
Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 6:46 pm
TAYLORS – George Kirkpatrick Heriot, age 54, formerly of Turbeville, died on Aug. 1, 2016, in Greer, of a sudden illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Turbeville Southern Methodist Church, 1622 Clarence Coker Highway, Turbeville. Burial will be in Rembert Methodist Church Cemetery in Woodrow, directed by Floyd Funeral Home of Olanta.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at the home of his sister, 5155 Turbeville Highway, Turbeville.
Born in Sumter County, he was a son of the late George Kirkpatrick Heriot Jr. and DeMona Lee Moore Weinberg. He was a 1980 graduate of East Clarendon High School, where he played football and baseball. He attended Winthrop College for two years and received a degree in respiratory therapy and electronics from Greenville Tech. He was employed with Sanitrol as an electronics technician. George was a martial artist in Tae Kwon Do; enjoyed composing music and playing the guitar; and was an avid Gamecock fan.
He was preceded in death also by his grandmother, Bessie Heriot; a sister, Terri Heriot; and an infant twin brother.
Surviving are two sisters, Lee (Phil) Wilson of Goose Creek and Frankie (Dr. George) Green of Turbeville; a brother, Ben (Mamie) Weinberg of Los Angeles, California; an uncle and aunt, Joe and Mary Frances Coker of Turbeville; his stepmother, Mary Heriot of Mayesville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Though we are grieving our sudden loss, we take absolute comfort in knowing that George is with his Savior Jesus.
Memorials may be made to Clarendon Christian Learning Center, P.O. Box 911 Manning, SC 29102 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.floydfuneral.com.