ELLOREE - Dan Griffith Etheredge, 79, of Elloree, husband of Margaret Wilkins "Maggie" Etheredge, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Calhoun Convalescent Center in St. Matthews. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elloree with Pastor Paul Hirth officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in the Magrill Family Cemetery. Dan was born in Elloree, son of the late Benjamin Franklin Griffith and Charlotte Etheredge Griffith. Due to his mother's illness he was cared for and adopted by his aunt and uncle, George Thackston Etheredge and Annie Laurie Booth Etheredge Bumgardner. Dan was a graduate of Presbyterian College and was a Naval Aviator with the Anti-Submarine Warfare Squadron VS-30. He was the former owner of the Beaufort Tire Company and was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence, Richard, and Franklin Griffith; step-father, Dr. E.G. Bumgardner, Sr.; and step-brothers, Dr. Sherrod Bumgardner and Dr. E.G. Bumgardner, Jr. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Laura Goodland (James) of Bath, England, and Katherine Mozingo (Bryan) of Columbia; former wife, Marion Talmage Etheredge of Columbia; step-children, Charlie Simons, III (Kim) of Columbia, and Hydie Kirkland (Danny) of St. Matthews; a sister, Emily (Chuck) Denniston of Elloree; a brother, George Griffith (Dorothy Ann) of Elloree; grandsons, Sam and Matthew Goodland of Bath, England; and step-grandchildren, Grace Mozingo of Grundy, Va., William Kirkland of Elloree, Grace Carroll of St. Matthews, Charlie Simons, IV, and Riley Simons, both of Columbia. The family will receive friends immediately after the memorial service on Saturday at the church. The family gratefully acknowledges the kind and compassionate care provided by Calhoun Convalescent Center and Community Hospice, especially Tara Hill, Pat "Pitty Pat" Bruce, Melinda Page, and Rose Butler. Memorials may be made to the Orangeburg S.P.C.A., PO Box 1584, Orangeburg, SC 29116.