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Samuel Willis Medlock

May 9, 1934 June 2, 2018
Samuel Willis Medlock
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Obituary for Samuel Willis Medlock

Loris, South Carolina

Mr. Samuel Willis Medlock, age 84, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Lexington, SC at the Agape Hospice House. Mr. Medlock was born May 9, 1934, in Barnesville, GA, son of the late John Kenneth Medlock and Ethel Medlock. Sam was the youngest of five, joined the Army, served in the Air Force, then served 40 years in the CIA, earning the highest honor in the CIA, the Career Intelligence Medal.

His family, who honors his service to our country and his unremitting loyalty, love, and commitment, includes his late wife, Barbara Graham Medlock; his loving daughter, Kimberly Medlock-Ferguson of Onancock, Virginia; his two grandsons Samuel and Jackson Ferguson; surviving sister, Marion Shealy; his loving companion, Janet Woods, whose daughter, Kayse (Ted) and son, Jeff (Jodi) were like his own, as well as Janet’s grandchildren; two stepsons Jerry Medlock and Scott Spivey (Donna), and three step granddaughters. His many nieces and nephews all held special places in his heart, including his niece, Julia Marie Hess, who was by his side along with his daughter, Kim, until the moment he left his broken body to take in his new, perfect one and to spend eternity with the Lord.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Virginia Mortimer, Julia Farnsworth, Ethel Gray,

Flowers will be accepted or memorials can be sent to Crescent Hill Baptist Church Food Pantry, 2659 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29204, or to the charity of one’s choice.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Red Hill Cemetery in Mullins, SC with Pastor Dr. Tim Osment officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Friday, June 8, 2018, at Hardwick Funeral Home in Loris, SC. Please sign Mr. Medlock’s online guestbook at or call Hardwick Funeral Home at 843-756-7001 for further information.

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5:00 PM 6/8/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hardwick Funeral Home

4831 Main Street
P.O. Box 308
Loris, SC 29569

Hardwick Funeral Home
4831 Main Street Loris 29569 SC
United States





11:00 AM 6/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
Red Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery

At the intersection of Old Stage Road and Hwy. 917
Mullins, SC 29574

Red Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
At the intersection of Old Stage Road and Hwy. 917 Mullins 29574 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Crescent Hill Baptist Church Food Pantry

2659 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29204

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