CONWAY—Mr. Jack Q. Gerrald, 90, passed away peacefully June 18.

Born Oct. 13, 1928, in Horry County, Mr. Gerrald was the son of the late Jack Quincy Gerrald Sr. and the late Fannie Gerrald.

He served as Horry County auditor for 40 years.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Conway, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He also served as president of the Conway Jaycees, the Conway Lions Club, the S.C. Association of Counties, and the Auditors and Treasurers Association of SC.

Additionally, Mr. Gerrald served as the district governor of the Lions Club and was a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lions.

His service to Clemson University included the Board of Visitors, IPTAY, and Alumni National Councilman. Mr. Gerrald served as president of the Woodmen of the World Lodge 124 and served many years as secretary.

Mr. Gerrald was a graduate of Clemson University, class of 1955, and Aynor High School, where he served as a high school principal for one year.

Along with his parents, Mr. Gerrald was predeceased by his loving wife, Grace Bell Gerrald.

Survivors include daughters Jacquelyn Grace McIver of Myrtle Beach and Judy Carolyn Gerrald of Cumming, Georgia; grandchildren Grace Hurt (Rob) and Carolyn Quinn; great-grandchildren Nora, Dargan and Connor; brother James E. Gerrald (Hazel) of Galivants Ferry and sister Ruby Livingston of North Myrtle Beach.

Funeral services were held June 21 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Rocky Taylor. Entombment was private.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Conway, Senior Music Program, 603 Elm Street, Conway, SC 29526 or to the charity of one's choice.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

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