We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Kornegay & Moseley
On Monday, May 30, 2022, Roy E. Mechling Jr. passed away in his home after a long illness at the age of 77. Roy was born on April 25, 1945 in Columbia S.C. to Roy E. Mechling Sr. and Julia Lee Mechling. He graduated from Columbia High School in 1963 and attended the school of Electrical Engineering at USC. He was the owner and operator of Graphi-itti Sportswear Inc. for 20 years. Roy's passion in his later years was working in his yard. He loved nurturing his flowers and plants/landscaping.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Floyd Mechling of 56 years. They have three sons, Roy E. Mechling III (Joyce), Scott A. Mechling (Sandy), and Traeger A. Mechling (J'Aimee), He has one granddaughter, Austin Spolski (Matthew) and five grandsons, Scott, William, Roan, Logan, and Tanner Mechling. one great grandson, Nolan Spolski and two great granddaughters, Natalee and Nora Spolski. step granddaughter Crystal Rushton, step great grand children Grabrianna, Ethan, Teyla. step great great grandchild Amethyst
He was predeceased by his brother, Ralph Mechling, and he is survived by his sister Brenda Hudson (David) and three brother Ronald (Beverly), Raymond (Louise), and Randy (Mary) and sister-in-law Jill.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2pm Friday June 3, 2022 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1391 Centerville Road, Ridgeway, SC 29130. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the service at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS MAY BE SENT TO SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN, P.O. Box 1510, Ranson or Amedisys Hospice , Sumter SC.