James S. Paget, Jr.

James S. Paget, Jr.

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James Suddath Paget, Jr., 90, passed away January 17, 2017.

A native of Anderson County, son of the late James Suddath Paget, Sr. and Ruth Cunningham Paget, he was a 1949 graduate of Clemson University and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and 32 years in the Naval Reserves where he achieved rank of Captain.  Mr. Paget was the President and co-owner of Paget Chevrolet and a member of Greer First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and was a choir member.  He was a life member of the Greer Lions Club, board member at Greer Community Ministries, and served on the Board of Directors for Greenville and Greer Housing Authority, Bank of Greer and United Carolina Bank.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Anderson Paget; three daughters, Dr. Ann Fessler and her husband, Dr. Richard Fessler of Greenville, Carolyn Rogers and her husband, Dr. Mark Rogers of Greer, and Mary Cognetti and her husband, Mark of Austin, Texas; two brothers, Ben Paget (Nancee) of Garden City and Dr. John Paget (Patsy) of Gainesville, Georgia; a sister, Jessie Lamb of Wilmington, North Carolina; and nine grandchildren, Daniel Fessler, Mark Fessler (Elizabeth), Matthew Fessler, Stephen Fessler, James Cognetti, Elizabeth Cognetti, Timothy Rogers, Jacob Rogers, and Sarah Rogers.

Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Dottie Bryson.  Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark Fessler, Matthew Fessler, Stephen Fessler, Timothy Rogers, Jacob Rogers, Dr. Mark Rogers and Dr. Richard Fessler.

Visitation will be held 10:30-11:45 a.m. Saturday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652 or Greer First Baptist Church, 202 W. Poinsett St., Greer, SC 29650.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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