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John Allen Creed

John Allen Creed, 73, of Greenwood, departed this life at 1:41 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

John was the son of Louise and Carl Creed and loving husband of Jay Clifton Creed.

He is survived by his wife, Jay; son, John Earl; brother, Entis “Doug”; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

John served a four-year tour of service in the U.S. Navy, with 3½ years at sea, proudly serving aboard the destroyer USS Hugh Purvis as a machinist’s mate. He then worked as a millwright until his retirement after the start of the new millennium, bringing his love of woodworking, gardening and riding his 1967 Sears Suburban 10 and John Deere tractors.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Information: www.wilsonstpierre.com

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