Malcolm Owen Grainger: Loris

1940 – 2021

     Malcolm “Don” Owen Grainger of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12. He was 80.

     Mr. Grainger was born Dec. 7, 1940 in Loris to the late Malcolm Archie Grainger and the late Jennie Capytola Ward Grainger.

     Mr. Grainger served his country with courage and honor in the United States Air Force. After the military he worked as a machine mechanic until his retirement, and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his daughter, Pam Grainger of Loris; a brother, William “Billy” Grainger of Conway; three grandchildren, Brandy McKenzie Williamson, Sean Wayne Grainger, and Ethan Owen Grainger; and five great-grandchildren, Dakota Williamson, Haley Williamson, Destiny Grainger, Brianna Grainger, and Jaeda Grainger.

     Mr. Grainger was predeceased by his son, Matthew Owen Grainger; a grandchild, Jennie Brooke Roberts; two brothers, Benson Grainger and Jimmy D. Grainger; and a sister, Betty Jo Jones.

     Family asks that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing.

     Graveside services with military honors were planned for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at Grainger Cemetery with Pastor Jimmy Floyd officiating.

     In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Veterans Victory House, 2461 Sidney Road, Walterboro, SC 29488.

     A guest register is available here.