John Peter Koziczkowski


John Peter Koziczkowski, 84, husband of Mary Ellen Moody Koziczkowski, died Sunday, January 3, 2021, at McLeod Health Clarendon. 

Born May 23, 1936, in Stevens Point, WI, he was a son of the late Benedict Joseph Koziczkowski and the late Theresa Lucille Sigman Koziczkowski. He was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and he was a Shriner.

He is survived by his wife of Manning; a daughter, Lori Williams (Earl); two granddaughters, Tiffani C. Horner (John) and Whittney “Nikki” Morris (Zachary); six great grandchildren, Carson Rach, Braxston Horner, Brantley Morris, Keegan Horner, Kane Morris and Sullivan Morris, all of Sumter; three brothers, Stanley R. Koziczkowski (Barbara) of Ellsinore, MO, James A. Koziczkowski (Kathleen) of Neenah, WI and Thomas B. Koziczkowski of Spartanburg; two sisters, Rose M. Verdon of Greenville, WI and Shirley Spiegelberg (David) of Neenah, WI; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Shawn Koziczkowski; a brother, Robert J. Koziczkowski; and two brothers-in-law, Robert J. Verdon and Daniel J. Ebben.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with Pastor John Allen Lynch officiating. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,, or to the Alzheimer’s Association of SC, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 435-2179.