Harold  Painter

Obituary of Harold Painter

William Harold Painter Sr., 89, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 29, 2019.


Mr. Painter was born in Chesnee to the late Robert Edward Painter and Clara Elizabeth Martin Painter.  He retired as the owner and operator of Harold Painter Auto Sales and Harold Painter Racing Equipment.  Harold was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Sam Poe Masonic Lodge #284, and the HEJAZ Shrine Lodge.  He drove late model race cars for over 25 years and drove a Grand National Race at Daytona.


Surviving are two sons, Bill Painter Jr. and wife Michelle, and Brian Painter and wife Janet; a daughter, Merri Gillespie and husband Phil; three brothers, Robert Painter, Cecil Painter and wife Shelbia, and Marshal Painter; two sisters, Grace Powell and husband Bobby, and Althea Champion and husband Melvin; five grandchildren, Jason Gillespie, Summer Gillespie, Emily Painter Hopper and husband Brad,Madison Painter, and Dawson McCarter; and three great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by son, Steve Painter and a grandson, Will Painter III.


Visitation will be 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. with funeral service to follow on Monday at Temple Baptist Church. Burial will be private.  


Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.


Fletcher Funeral Service

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