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Ellerby DeLance Poston

May 12, 1961 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 57)

Ellerby DeLance “Lance” Poston II, 57, of Florence, SC, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018.  He was born in Florence, a son of DeLance and Linda Sue Poston.  He is predeceased by his grandparents, P.D. and Fairalee Poston of Johnsonville and Ed and Sue Howard of Aiken, SC.


Lance attended Johnsonville schools and then he graduated from Carolina Academy in Lake City, SC.  He also attended the University of South Carolina.  He was employed as a real estate appraiser for Mecklenberg County in Charlotte, NC and also worked as a salesman at Scott Clark Toyota in Charlotte.  Most recently, he was employed as an insurance salesman and financial planner for Transamerica in Florence.


He is survived by his wife, Susan Baggett Poston of Florence; a sister, Leslie Poston (Patrick) Rowell of Beaufort; a daughter, Lauren Poston (Richard) Morris of Goose Creek; step-granddaughter, Rose Morris of Goose Creek; and a niece and nephew, Kristen and Daniel Rowell of Beaufort.


A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Peace Free Will Baptist Church, 897 Third Loop Road, Florence.  The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.


The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at McLeod Regional Medical Center, Pastor Joel Stone, everyone at Peace FWB Church, and his long-time friend, Harry Davis of Pamplico, SC.

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