Sumter, SC .............. Robert Bryan Harrell, age 70, died on Tuesday, January 09, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born in Sumter, he was the son of the late Glenn Washington Harrell Sr. and Mildred Maxine Glenn Harrell. Robert worked as a pilot car driver and loved to travel, especially to locations that he had never been before. He was a fun loving man but always worked hard. Robert served his country proudly in the US Army as a fuel truck driver, serving in the Vietnam War before retiring. His passion and joy in life was spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He will be remembered as a very loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. All who knew him will dearly miss him.
Surviving are: two sons, Kelly Harrell of Ridgeland, SC and Sammy Harrell and his wife Priscilla of Sumter; two daughters, Brandie Stone and her husband Jody of Sumter and Shannon Bennett of Darlington; one sister, Martha Nevins of Ridgeland; twelve grandchildren, Dagien, Dakota, Ashton, Layna, Jayden, Dalton, Grayson, Landon, Rainee, Sage, Paxton and Lettie and three great grandchildren, Madison, Carter and McKenzie; numerous nieces and nephews that he loved dearly and his former wife and the mother of his children, Susan McLeod.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in by one brother, Rev. GW Harrell; one sister, Barbara Harrell and two grandchildren, Adalynn and baby Stone.
A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Pressley officiating.
The family will receive friends at the home of Robert's son, Sammy Harrell.
You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.
Ft. Jackson National Cemetery
Friday January 12th, 2018
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229
Special Instructions: The family will receive friends at the home of Robert's son, Sammy Harrell.Text me the address
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Libby McGill Pendrak lit a candle on Jan 10 2018 07:02:07 PM
KELLY, JULIE & i ARE THINKING OF YOU . SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED DAD!
Submitted by VERA MALPHRUS on Jan 10 2018 05:51:28 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss Brandie, our thoughts and prayers are with you! I pray that God comforts you always!! I love you!
Submitted by Jaclynn Adkins on Jan 10 2018 05:41:36 PM
My condolences to the entire family . I know he was loved by all of you and will surely be missed .
Submitted by Curtis Sinner on Jan 10 2018 05:14:03 PM
Bobby Crawford Proud to have known Robert Best closet friend I ever had !
Submitted by Bobby Crawford on Jan 10 2018 03:57:46 PM
Words can not express how heart broken we all are.....the world was a better place with you in it, Uncle Robert. I love you!
Submitted by Joan Jackson on Jan 10 2018 01:06:05 PM
Brandie, Jody and family, you have my sincere sympathies. I loved working with Robert and always asked if he was going to be on our loads. I hope you can find comfort in the coming days. - Bob Thomas, Landstar Transportation Logistics
Submitted by Bob Thomas on Jan 10 2018 12:23:48 PM
You will never be forgotten.
Submitted by Kim Stanley on Jan 10 2018 10:33:01 AM
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