Mr. John W. Overstreet, Jr., 90, of Graniteville, S.C., entered into rest on Wednesday December 7, 2022, peacefully at home with his wife of more than 70 years, Shirley Powell Overstreet, and beloved family at his side.
Born May 15, 1932, in Augusta, G.A., John spent most of his life in Graniteville, however he enjoyed living in Charleston, S.C. for several years in his youth. He retired from The Graniteville Co. as a plant manager and enjoyed a second career as a family court bailiff. He was a member of Graniteville First Baptist Church and a Navy Veteran. He was a special and loving husband, daddy, and granddaddy. He loved the beach, family vacations, traveling, reading, church, and community involvement.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents, John W. Overstreet, Sr. and Charlotte Johnson Overstreet.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Jan (Joel) Randall, Kent (Melanie) Overstreet, Brad (Pam) Overstreet, Grant (Ashley) Overstreet; his adored grandchildren, Hillary Bennett (Carolyn Campbell), Wes (Ashley) Overstreet, Brooke (Steve) Zimmerman, Krista (Luke) Casto, Nicholas (Keely) Randall, Jonathan (Jessica) Overstreet, Amber Keener (Davis), Lauren Overstreet, Madison Overstreet, Derrick Redd; great-grandchildren, Brantley Bennett, Bradley Zimmerman, Stella Zimmerman, Whitaker Casto, Maggie Casto, Charlotte Casto, Coleman Casto, John Davis Keener, Halle Toole, Nova Randall, Natalie Laorenza, Brie Atkins, Jared (Katie) Campbell, Dylan Redd; and great-great-grandchild, Chole Campbell.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Trinity Hospice for their loving care.
A Funeral Service, celebrating his life, will be held at Graniteville First Baptist Church on Saturday December 10, 2022, at 3 P.M. with Pastor Todd Sessions and Rev. Davis Keener to officiate. The burial will follow immediately at The Historic Graniteville Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial Contributions in John’s memory can be made to Graniteville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 119 Graniteville, S.C. 29829