Ezell J. Kyzer PDF Print E-mail

Ezell Junior Kyzer, 94, of Newberry, widower of Mattie Williamson Stroud Kyzer, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at his residence.

Born on June 7, 1925 in Red Bank, he was a son of the late Reedy E. and Isabelle Jenetta Lucas Kyzer. He was a US Navy veteran who served in the South Pacific aboard the USS Monssen DD 798 from 1943 - 1946. Mr. Kyzer had worked at Kendall Company – Oakland Plant, had been the Newberry Franchisee for Dairy Queen for a number of years, worked at Georgia Pacific and later retired from Greenwood MillsHe was an active member as long as he was able at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a son, Ronnie E. (Gwen) Kyzer of Newberry; a daughter, Deborah K. Conrad (Chuck Hall) of Newberry; a step-son, Kent (Mary) Stroud of Newberry; a step-daughter, Ameila ( Leonard ) Finley of Laurens; a brother, Raymond (Betty) Kyzer of Newberry; grandchildren, Rhonda (Eric) Moore, Stephanie Fulmer, Teresa (Tish) King, Sheila (Richard) Dotson, Mitchell Finley, Sam (Donna) Hendrix, Kim Worthy, Mike Stroud and Susan Rifah and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Kyzer was the eighth of nine children.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 1105 First Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Eric Moore, Bobby Lipscomb, Leonard Finley, Mitch Finley, Chuck Hall, Sam Hendrix, Richard Goodson, KJ Dotson, Tony Johnson, Zeke Moore, Kyzer Fulmer and Hayden Dotson.



#8 paul r hutchinson 2019-11-20 10:10
Ronnie and Debbie:I am very sorry to learn of the passing of your father.I always enjoyed talking to him and considered him a good friend.
#7 Sarah Judson 2019-11-18 22:11
We are so thankful to have known Uncle Zeke. He always brought a smile to our faces.
#6 Faye Morris 2019-11-18 20:38
Kyzer Family My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. He was my buddy. I will certainly miss him and his visits on the golf cart. If he wasn't coming to see me I was going to see him. Will miss our golf cart conversations. Loved my buddy.
#5 Dean Cotney 2019-11-18 19:50
Ronnie and Deborah,so sorry to hear of Mr.Zeke's passing.Spent alot of time with him in the pass and also at lunch at Ronnie's . Prayers to all the family. Dean & Melody Cotney.
#4 Sheriff Lee Foster 2019-11-18 14:49
Our family offers our tribute to Mr. Kyzer and his family. He was a strong, quiet, and good man of the heart. Let there never be a doubt that he cared for his family deeply. We also wish to thank him for his service to God and Country, especially during a very difficult time in history. May the memories of a life well lived offer you comfort during this time and the days ahead. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia
#3 George W Dawkins Jr 2019-11-18 00:08
Deborah and Chuck, my sincere condolences go out to you and your family. Cherish the multitude of memories you’ve enjoyed with your father and take comfort in knowing friends are keeping you in their thoughts.
#2 Margaret n Heber Long 2019-11-17 21:38
Please know that you are all in out thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this time of loss and adjustment.
Heber and Margaret Long
#1 MarleneFallow-Morris 2019-11-16 16:50
Ms.Amelia, Sheila, Teresa, and family, So sorry for your loss. May God grant you comfort at this time.