Chester Lighty, Jr.



There comes a time in everyone`s life when they must leave the ones they love. We love them but God loves them best. That time came for Chester Lighty Jr. on Sunday June 11, 2017 at Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, SC.

He was born June 22, 1952 in Lee County and was the son of Gertha Scarborough Lighty and the late Chester Lighty Sr.

Chester was a 1971 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, Elliott, SC. At an early age, he joined St. Mark Baptist Church, Bishopville, SC.
He was employed at Burlington Industries where he worked for many years and then retired.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his wife, Nancy Price Lighty of the home, One Daughter, Tasha Lighty of Bishopville; Two Step-Sons, Adrian (Tiffany) Price of Columbia, Brandon (Vanessa) Hansley of Sumter; Mother, Gertha Scarborough Lighty of Bishopville; They share 12 grandchildren; four sisters, Rozenia James, Barbara A. Lighty, Carrie B. (Hosae) Pearson, Ruth A. Graterol, all of Bishopville; four brothers, Robert (Robey) Lighty of Saudi Arabia, Eddie (Catherine) Lighty, Earl (Cynthia) Lighty all of Bishopville, and Leroy (Jennina) Lighty of Philadelphia, PA; One brother-in-law, Herman Commander, Sr. of Bishopville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A family circle has been broken and another link is gone from our chain.

He was proceeded in death by his father Chester Lighty Sr. and two sisters, Edith Lighty Commander and Dorothy Mae Lighty.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.