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Arthur O’Dell Shuler Jr.

March 18, 1938 — April 7, 2023

Cross, South Carolina

Arthur O’Dell Shuler Jr.

Arthur O’Dell Shuler Jr. 85, husband of Connie Shuler, passed away peacefully at his home in Cross, South Carolina on Friday, April 7, 2023.

O’Dell was born on March 18, 1938 in Orangeburg.  He was the only child of the late Mattie Rae Austin Shuler and Arthur O’Dell Shuler, Sr.

He was a graduate of Elloree High School in 1956 and went on to the Citadel for a year.  After a year at the Citadel, he came home and became a full-time farmer.  During this time he also became a member of the National Guard.  During his lifetime he has held numerous jobs from working at Westvaco to Insurance Agent with South Atlantic and Liberty Life Insurance Companies.  His final venture was to be the co-owner of the Red and White in Cross with his wife Connie.  

O’Dell was an faithful and active member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Cross, right up until his death. He loved the Lord God and served him religiously by helping others in and out of the Cross Community. 

O’Dell was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his wife; daughter Rae Beth Poston (Darrell): son, Art Shuler (Dana); granddaughter Lauren Graff (Cody); grandsons Jay Shuler (Alyshea); Brant Shuler (Ashlyn Clarke), and one great grandson, Lane Sullivan Graff.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 from 2:30-4 PM at Avinger Funeral Home.  A service will follow in the Avinger Funeral Home Chapel at 4 PM. Burial will conclude the service at Island Cemetery, Santee, South. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MUSC Heart and Vascular Center, 18 Bee Street, MSC 450, Charleston, SC 29425 or St. Jude, ALSAC/ST. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at avingerfh.com/.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Road, Holly Hill, SC 29059, (803) 496-3434

 

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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