Theodore Genwright

December 12, 1944 ~ June 19, 2019 (age 74)


It is with great sadness that the family of Theodore "Teddy" Genwright, 74, announces his passing. He died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 19. 2019 while residing in Batavia, NY. You may visit the family at 210 E. Marion St. Mullins, SC, 29574.

 A viewing is schedule for Friday, June 28, 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Jackson & McGill Funeral Home - 612 South Main Street in Marion, SC 29571. The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00am at Mt. Zion AME Church (Zion) - 3028 Serenity Road, Mullins, SC 29574. Mr. Genwright will be laid to rest in the Everbee Church Cemetery, (Smithboro Community) Mullins, SC. 


~ Obituary ~

It is with great sadness that the family of Theodore "Teddy" Genwright announces his passing. He died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 while residing in Batavia, NY.

He was born on December 12, 1944 to Monroe and Lenora Genwright in Marion County, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie N. Genwright and his two sons, Richard "Rick" and Robert. 

Known as "Teddy," he spend most of his adult life in New Jersey. He gave 42 years of excellent service to Congoleum Corporation in Trenton, NJ, and retired in 2012. He also started his own upholstery business during that time for many years. He took pride in his business and truly relished the friends he made.

He was thought of by many as a "Renaissance Man" because of his wide range of abilities. Many people turned to him for advice or help, especially to fix things. His family and family often brought items to “Mr. Fix-It" for repair. His grandchildren felt like “Pop Pop” was their personal Superman! He spent the last two years of his life in Batavia, NY. He really loved his family members and friends and will truly be missed by them all. 

He was married to Mae Genwright and this union was blessed with two daughters. He later married Margie N. Genwright whom preceded him death.

He was preceded in death by his parents Monroe and Lenora Genwright, two brothers James Robert, Woodrow Genwright, two sons Richard “Rick” Thompson and Robert Genwright.

He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted daughters, Ellen Marie (Hayward) Graves of Willingboro, NJ, daughter Bronzie (Andrew) Withrow of Atlanta GA, Wendy Genwright of Atlanta, GA, five sisters; Ella Nora Graham, Dorothy (Larry) Ford both of Zion, SC, Lorene Grice of Myrtle Beach, SC, Marilyn Genwright of Mullins, SC, Margaret Mack of Summerville, SC, six brothers; Robert Genwright, Troy Genwright, Burney (Debra) Genwright all of Zion, SC, Rev. David (Frances) Genwright, Charles Genwright both of Mullins, SC, Sylvester Roberts of Brooklyn, New York, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 


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June 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel
612 South Main Street
Marion, SC 29571

Funeral Service
June 29, 2019

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion AME Church - Zion
3028 Serenity Road
Mullins, SC 29574

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