Garvin A. DeShields


Passed: Friday, August 14, 2015
Funeral: Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Age: 85
Location: Greer, SC

Garvin Aaron DeShields, 85, died August 14, 2015 at the Manning House.

A native of Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late Miles and Lucy Hudson DeShields, owner of Deshields?s Grading.

Garvin was a Master Mason, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of the Hejaz Shriner.


Surviving are his wife, Nancy Cassell DeShields of the home; a daughter, Debbie D. Thurston of Duncan; one grandson, Sean Thurston and one great-grandson, Joshua Thurston.

He was also predeceased by a brother, Robert DeShields.

Funeral Services:

Graveside services will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Memory Gardens, conducted by Rev. Jeff Shirley.

Pallbearers will be Sean Thurston, Ken Howard, Bengy Rhodes, Rocky Rainey, Grant DeShields, and Billy Pack.

Visitation will be held 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

The Wood Mortuary

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