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Leonard Franklin Thrower

Leonard Franklin Thrower
  • December 20, 1947 - September 30, 2017
  • Bonneau, South Carolina
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston , SC 29406

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“Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“Buck will forever be in both our hearts, it was a pleasure to call him a friend! Our prayers and thoughts are with the family, and Lou, may you find...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Randy and Dainette Jordan - SC

“Dearest Kelley, Connor, Kirsten, Chuck, Butch, Angela, Golden and Anderson, Patti Carol and families: It is with great regret that we learned of...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A J McKechnie and William Broughton

“No one who reads this will know me, but that's ok. My father was the Methodist minister in Ridgeville 1952-1955. What a long time ago. "Bucker", as...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia Hamm Heape - SC

“My condolences to the whole Thrower family. I haven't seen any of you for years, but have enjoyed getting reacquainted on FB. I know your hearts...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Joan McNeill - Clinton, SC

“To the family especially Patty Reaves, Carol Harkness, Whitney Troxel, Aaron F Harkness my thoughts and prayers are with you in the coming days as...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Diana Cutrell - Hanahan, SC

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Sending big hugs and prayers your way. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Maureen Bradfield - Charleston, SC

Best Man “Buck loved life, camping, fishing, hunting, friends, and his family. He was an incredible man; strong, confident, and a dependable & loyal man. We...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Leeland Leusby - SC

Air Force

Leonard "Buck" Franklin Thrower, age 69, of Bonneau, SC died September 30, 2017. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 12:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Stephen's Episcopal Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Born December 20, 1947 in Moncks Corner, SC, he was one of five children of the late Wilson Frank Thrower and the late Dorothy Jernigan Thrower. He was a graduate of St. Stephen High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Charleston Southern University. Buck was an Air Force veteran and a former City of Charleston Police Officer. He worked with his father at Thrower's Upholstery.

He was predeceased in death by his wife of more than 20 years, Myrna Marie Madjerich Thrower.He is survived by his daughter, Kelley Thrower (Chuck Williams) of LaGrange, GA and their children, Connor M. Williams and Kirsten J. Williams; son, Butch Thrower of Hanahan, SC (Angela) and their children, Golden K. Thrower and Anderson B. Thrower; three sisters and brother: Lynn Dusenbury (Sam) of Conway, SC; Jerry Thrower (Linda) of St. Stephen, SC; Patty Reaves (Steve) of Hanahan, SC; and Carol Harkness (Johnnie) of Hanahan, SC; nieces and nephews; his companion, Lou Nell Merritt of Moncks Corner, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.

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