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Virgil "Hoochie" Gaither

April 5, 1945 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 75)

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Subject: COVID-19 Safety Plan- Putting Families First
We are privileged to serve those who desire our services during their time of need.  We take the safety and health of your family very seriously.  We always strive to exceed the expectations for every family, and will continue to do so during these challenging days ahead. We want to ensure you; we are taking extra precautions in our facility by sanitizing it daily. We need your help, COVID-19 is sweeping the nation and requiring our immediate attention and adjustments in the way we manage our services.  Please be considerate and help us as we try to keep our families, staff and facility safe.

The management, Eddie & Jackie Nelson, and the Support Staff of Nelson’s Funeral Home sympathetically announce the passing of Mr. Virgil “Hoochie” Gaither, 75, of Winnsboro, South Carolina. 

Mr. Gaither transitioned into eternity early Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020, at Prisma Health Baptist Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina.

 Services will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at the portico of Nelson's Funeral Home 270 N. Dogwood Ave. Ridgeway, South Carolina.  Interment will follow in Fairfield Memorial Cemetery Winnsboro, South Carolina.  A public viewing (walk thru Only) will be held Monday, July 13, 2020, 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

Due to Covid19, should there be any public viewing (walk thru only) a maximum of (10) individuals will be allowed in the funeral home at a time. Staff members will administer temperature checks.





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 Service Program


Funeral Service
July 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Nelson's Funeral Home
270 North Dogwood Ave
RIDGEWAY, South Carolina 29130

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