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Jerry L. Ganes

Mable W. Rodgers

Jerry L. Ganes

02/02/1955  –  08/16/2017
Kingstree

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Jerry’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Friday at Williamsburg Funeral Home.

Memorials

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Mr. Jerry Ludwig Ganes, 62, husband of Frances Bell Ganes, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Ganes was born February 2, 1955, in Williamsburg County, a son of the late Jessie James Ganes and Annie Powell Ganes. He was a graduate of Williamsburg County schools and the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He was a former Law Enforcement Officer and Corrections Officer and was a Security Guard. Jerry was a former Golden Gloves Boxer and coached and umpired high school and Little League baseball.

Surviving Mr. Ganes, in addition to his wife of 43 years, Frances Ganes, are: daughter, Elloree Ganes (Joe Amman), of Charleston; 2 sons, Jeremy (Tracy) Ganes, of Turbeville, and Gavin (Lisa) Ganes, of Cades; grandchildren, Gabby Ganes, Jake Amman, J.C. Ganes, and Emma Amman; brothers, Willard (Adee) Ganes, of Columbia, Rev. Gusta (Libby) Ganes, of Kingstree, and Jody (Pam) Ganes, of Cades; brother-in-law, Paul Patrick; sister-in-law, Helen Ganes; special family member Jodie Eason Williams; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a brother J.M. Ganes; 2 sisters, Beatrice Sams and Frances Patrick; a special family member, Justin Ross Williams; and his beloved Cocker Spaniel Max.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the chapel of Williamsburg Funeral Home, with burial in Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Jerry’s family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Friday at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family on the obituaries page at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.

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20 Condolences

  1. Patti Eason

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time

  2. Marie Filyaw

    I am sorry to hear about this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  3. JoAnne Nesmith

    My prayers and love for your family during this time.

  4. Tom Borum

    Jerry was truly a great person who will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him. My deepest condolences go out to Fran, Elloree, Jeremy, Gavin and their families.

  5. Nikki Mixon

    I am so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  6. Beverly And Craig Hoffman

    May God comfort and strengthen your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Amanda E. Bell

    Our deepest sympathies and prayers to Fran, Jeremy, Elli and Gavin. All the grand babies and family. I will truly miss his wisdom and love. I hope you find comfort in this testing time and know we are here for you. All our love Amanda and family

  8. Merrily and Buster Burnette

    We are so saddened to hear of Jerry’s passing. May your precious memories bring all of you comfort, strength, understanding, and peace.

  9. Randy , Mary and Kim

    So sorry for your loss , praying for peace and comfort for the Ganes family

  10. Frances (cookie) Szwejcer

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Jerry he will be Missed as a friend a husband a father and a grandfather he was a sweet guy love to the family prayers to the family Love Steve and Cookie Szwejcer .

  11. Rev. Rowland Shuler and Family

    Jody and Family , my heart goes out for your loss. Jerry was wonderful friend to all.

  12. Patricia Brownand Darren Brown

    Jerry will be missed by all whom his love humor and laughter were heard. I truely am sorry that the world and family didn’t get more time with him. Fran,jeremy,Ellorree And Gavin my love is with you and your family as well as with Jerry’s family.

  13. Donna McDaniel

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers with you and your family.

  14. Nathan Hughey

    Thinking of you,
    Nathan, Carla and kids.

  15. Kimberly Sims

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll be praying for you Frances, as well as your family. My deepest condolences to you all.

  16. Len and Claire

    We are thinking of all of you.

    Len Barry and Claire Hudson Gaskins

  17. Tom and Carolyn Blackburn

    Fran there are no words to express our sorrow over your loss of Jerry. I hope he will continue to speak to you in light in the eyes of your children and grand children. They are his legacy and it is an inspiring one. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  18. Bill Berry

    So sorry to hear this. Praying that God will give Peace and Comfort to the Family during this sad and difficult time. RIP Cousin Jerry.

  19. Gwen Strickland

    Thoughts and prayers for all the family ,. I remember Jerry and he will be sadly missed . He was a very sweet person

  20. Williams Family

    Condolences to the Ganes family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, “heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.

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