John R. Rozier
The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
October 30, 1913, Vol. 19, No. 32
The home of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Bryant was sadly bereaved by the death
of their father, Mr. John R. Rozier who died on Friday about 4 o'clock, October 3, 1913.
He had been seriously ill for more than a year. He was born May 24, 1834. He was 79 years
old. He was married in the year of May 1860 to Miss Mary Ann Hayes, daughter of Esq. Levi
H Hayes. This union was blessed with seven children all of whom have passed away except
two, Mr. W. P. Rozier, and Mrs. R. F. Bryant of this place. He had fifteen grandchildren
to survive him.
He was a brave soldier in the Confederate war. He belonged to the
Hampton Legion. He was a successful farmer and a good provider for his family.
The funeral services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. W. C. Owen
assisted by Rev Loyd M Holoway of this place. He was laid to rest in the Rozier Cemetery
to await the resurrection morn.
Transcribed by Mary Lewis from microfilm at the South Caroliniana Library, Columbia, SC.
Submitted by Helen Moody, 15 Sept 2003.