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“Very sad day when I learned about my old Gaffney High School teammate Tommy Yeargin...I had not seen him since our 20th high school reunion in 1998.....Read More »
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“It was nice to read of Tommy accomplishments in life. I have not seen him since he was very young boy. Best wishes for his family. I am sure he...Read More »
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Thomas (Tommy, Tom) Wayne Yeargin, Edisto Beach, South Carolina. Tom was born on March 15, 1960, in Gaffney, SC, and passed away at home on March 4, 2021, at the age of 60. He will be remembered as a devoted father with a huge smile and the love of his "Dixie Girl."

Survivors include two daughters: Rey Yeargin of San Diego, CA and Caroline Yeargin (Brandon) of Summerville, SC; one son, Tommy Yeargin of Summerville, SC; four brothers: Roger Yeargin (Cindy) of Lattimore, SC, Stanley "Dickie" Yeargin of Gaffney, SC, "Skeeter" Spencer of Gaffney, SC, Don Yeargin (Christina) of Gaffney, SC; three sisters: Tina Carter (Larry) of Rock Hill, SC, Tracy McCraw (Lynn) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Laura Humphries (Johnny) of Gaffney, SC; special friend, Kelley McCormick of Edisto Beach, SC;
special nephew, Stanley Yeargin (Sara) of Gaffney, SC.

He was predeceased by his father, Donald Richard Yeargin; mother, Martha Rogers Spencer; and stepmother, Betty Bloomer Yeargin.

Tom was a graduate of Gaffney High School, Class of 1978, where he was a track star, gaining an athletic scholarship to The Citadel. He owned two businesses on Edisto Island, Yeargin Construction, and Island Preferred Painting. Tom was an avid runner, volleyball player, dog lover, and fisherman. He was a member of several running clubs, volleyball leagues, and the Edisto Yacht Club.

An outdoor memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021, 11am at 1211Thistle Street, Edisto Beach, SC with Reverend Ashley Sanders officiating. This will be a casual service and we ask that everyone wear masks, social distance, and bring your own chairs. Parking will be limited, so carpooling is recommended. The service will be streamed on Facebook Live.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd St., 4th floor, New York, NY 10016. https://www.autismspeaks.org/?form=donate or Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information Research, Inc.https://virtualtrials.org/Donate.cfm

Arrangements made by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.