James Foster Squier, Sr.

James Foster Squier, Sr.

James Foster Squier, Sr., 63, of Snyder (Ashley County) passed away on May 5, 2018 at his home.

He was born on February 21, 1955 in Easton, Maryland to the late Rex Daniel Sr. and Anna Mae Melvin Squier. He was a retired mechanic who worked on the new Greenville Bridge and worked for more than 10 years rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Squier was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Rice; a grandson, Derek Micheal Nichols; and three sisters, Dorothy Zebrowski, Doris Sands and Romayne Hallman.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Swann of Snyder; two sons, James Foster Squier, Jr. (Crystal) and Joseph Daniel (J.D.) Squier (Joanne) both of Dover, Deleware; two daughters, Barbara Ann Reynolds of Dover, Deleware and Carolina Nichols (Craig) of Snyder; four brothers, Rexford Squier Jr. (Bootsy) of Goldsboro, Maryland, Robert Squier (Elaine) and Ronnie Squier (Patricia) of Felton, Deleware, and Benny Squier (Alfred) of Denton, Maryland; four sisters, Helen Boyer of Elkton, Maryland, Betty Ann Holtz-Timmerman (Rand) of Syracuse, New York, Kathryn Phillips of Ft. Myers, Florida, and Eileen Naughton of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Also surviving are six grandchildren, Tyler Lee Dunning, Sage Reynolds, Kaleb Nichols, Lisa Michelle Squier, Joseph Lane Rice and Luke Squier.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m. at Montrose Baptist Church in Montrose, with Bro. Larry Donaldson officiating. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.


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