Mr. Stanley Earl Gist affectionally known as Fred was born April 23, 1960. A Native of Spartanburg County, SC, he was the wife of Janie Gist and the son of Ruby Mae Gist Cooke.
A Life Well Spent
He attended the Union County Public School System. He was a jack of all trades having a special love for Carpentry. He loved listening to gospel Music by Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s. He had a special love for people and his family and friends He would light up the room with his presence, jokes, and smile.
He passed away Wednesday Morning, September 15, 2021 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC following a sudden injury.
He was predeceased by Maternal Grandparents Simon “Bo” and Lily Mae Sims Gist, uncles James “JD” Gist, and Willie James Gist, and 1st cousin Beverly Gist.
Those Who Remain
In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by three Daughters, Shanea Bishop of Union, SC, Latresha Hughes of Spartanburg, SC, and Tiffany Gist of Wellford, SC; five Grandchildren, Eddie Stewart Jr., Carlson Byrd, Zariah Worthy, Raheim Jeter, and Zyion Browning; three Great-Grandchildren, Harlem Worthy-Smith, Zaniah Browning, and Chase Browning; one Sister Melissa Harris of Atlanta, GA; Mother-In-Law, Rose Hughes, Sisters-In-Law; Polly (Jerry) Hall and Rosetta Hughes of Union, SC; Brothers-In-Law, Roland Hughes and Charles Hughes of Union, SC; Maternal Aunts; Shirley (James) Gory and Peggy Gist both of Union, SC, one Niece Kassetta (Emmanuel Sr.) Dalton of Atlanta, GA, one Nephew, David Davis of Atlanta, GA, three Great-Nephews, Emmanuel Dalton Jr., David Davis Jr. of Atlanta, GA, Jaheem Davis Of Union, SC, three Great-Nieces; Kimshay Dalton and Gabrielle Dalton of Atlanta, GA, Taylor Davis of North Carolina, Maternal Great-Aunt Ethel “Mink” Wilson of Columbia, SC, First Cousins reared in the home; Jackie (Mary) Gist, Gerald Gist, Jamie Gist, Jeffery (Chyrstal) Gist, Marlow Gist, all of Union, SC, Salina Gist of Atlanta, GA, Joey (Sheila) Gist of Mount Holly, NC, Special Friends, Charles Graham and Sarah Booker of Newberry, SC and a host of other cousins and friends.
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