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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Edwin “Eddie” Kelley Lathan Jr., 56, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Edwin “Eddie” Kelley Lathan Jr., 56, husband of Darleene Jordan Lathan, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

Born in Sumter, he was a son of Edwin Kelley Lathan of Sumter and the late Sally Stone Lathan. Eddie graduated from Wofford College and received his master’s in business development from the University of South Carolina. He was a real estate Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he was a former elder and active in the men’s Bible study. He was also a former elder of Sumter First Presbyterian Church. Eddie was associated with Colliers International in commercial real estate development and was president of Latco Development Co. He founded Entre Computer Center in Sumter. Eddie served on the boards of NBSC Bank, Greenville, and the Poinsett Club. He was a member of the Downtown Rotary Club and the St. Andrews Society.

Surviving in addition to his wife and father are a daughter, Kelley Lathan McWhirter and husband, Tully Adrian McWhirter, of London, England; son, Edwin Cobett Lathan of Greenville; and brother, Claude Fleetwood Lathan of Sumter.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Dillon.

The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, with visitation following in the church parlor.

Memorials may be made to the Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Road, Greenville, SC 29607 or the Pastoral Visitation Ministry of First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Washington St., Greenville, SC 29601.

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Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown, is in charge of arrangements.

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