George Emmett Sexton

George Emmett Sexton, 85, of Fountain Inn, widower of Joyce Gentry Sexton, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Mr. Sexton was born in Simpsonville to the late Emmett and Ollie Mae Jordan Sexton. He played football for Simpsonville High School and had a black belt in Taekwondo and would help instruct at No Limits Martial Arts. George loved to garden and spent his days outside and watching TV. Mr. Sexton was a proud and active member with the Hejaz Shriners and Freemasons.

Surviving, are a daughter, Tammy Villalobos (Miguel); a step-daughter, Suzette Link (Steven); three grandchildren, Diego Villalobos (Wendy), Natasha Harris (Joey) and Destiny Spaulding (Philip); six step-grandchildren, Kanen Gentry (Julia), Cody Gentry (Madeline), Matthew Gentry, Caroline Link, Lauren Link and Joshua Link; three great-grandchildren, Diego Villalobos, Brixton Harris, and Cruz Harris and two step-great-grandchildren, Chandler Gentry and Thompson Gentry.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his first wife, Patricia Ann Kimbrough Sexton; two step-sons, Chuck and Scott Gentry and two brothers, James and Alvin Sexton.

Funeral Services will be private.

Condolences to the family of George Emmett Sexton

  • Russell Poole
    3 months ago

    I loved George. He could always make us smile if we were having a bad day at Cryovac. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • I allways enjoyed working with George .He worked good and was fun to be around also .

  • Ray Brown
    3 months ago

    I have known George for many years. We lived close to each other in our early married life ,on Givens street, when our children were small. Was a nice man, and had a way to make you laugh, and always had a smile. May God make smooth the path before you in the days and years ahead. To all the family may God Bless each of you.

  • KifbyBALLEW. Kirby ..kJ Ballew
    3 months ago

    Was sorry to hear of my friend George passing. Our friend

  • Helen g Carlisle
    3 months ago

    Was a classmate of George at Simpsonville High School. Such a gentle soul!

  • Diane McCoy
    3 months ago

    Tammy and Miguel,
    So sorry to see that George has passed away! He and Ann were first
    friends of my husband, Bud, and then I got to know George at Cryovac. May God’s perfect peace be yours now and in the days to come! With love and prayers

  • Claude Vernon Johnson
    3 months ago

    George Sexton is my brother in law and my brother in Christ. We worshiped at the Church of Christ in Mauldin, SC. George will be really missed. Our prayers will be with
    all the families. There will be a private funeral because of the Corvid 19.

    Sincerely ,

    Vernon & Rhonda Johnson

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