Mr. Porter " Mack" Daniel Partlow, 90, 3605 Cokesbury Road Hodges, SC 29653. Husband of Elise N. Partlow departed this life, March 17, 2019 at Self Regional Healthcare after 45 years of marriage.
He was born in Callison, SC on November 18, 1928. He was the son of the late John Henry and Ethel Robertson Partlow. He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church and also serviced in the Army.
" Mack the Plumber" as he was so affectionately known throughout Greenwood County and outlining areas, was self employed for approximately 40 plus years.
Mack was a hard worker and a caring person. He began employment with Natural Propane Gas Company, Greenwood; moved to Washington, DC vicinity where his work in plumbing actually began; and returned to Greenwood working at Brooks Gas Station and then out on his own as a Plumber. He owned and operated Mack's Plumbing Service until he retired. He was loved and known throughout the Cokesbury Community and Greenwood County for his kindness, fondness in helping others and never truly charging what the services were worth. He trained and taught an array of neighborhood " young men" the trade of plumbing skills.
He was proceeded in death by two brothers, Howard Partlow and Anthony Partlow; four sisters, Albertha Anderson, Verdell Partlow, Barbara Posley and Charlotte Partlow. Survivors include a sister Roslyn Carroll of New York, NY; one brother John H (Retha) Partlow of Nashville, NC. Mack did not have any biological children, but he leaves to cherish three devoted nieces, Annie Laura Posley, Keba Posley of Hodges and Linda (Luke) Lark of Greenwood; and he also leaves to cherish his memory a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Services will be at Flint Hill Baptist Church 706 Callison Hwy Troy, SC 29848; Thursday March 21, 2019 at 1:00pm with Rev. William Booker officiating.
Pallbearers will be friends and family
Flower bearers will be friends and family
Mr. Partlow will be placed in the church at noon.
Online condolences may be sent via website www.percivaltompkinsfh.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The family is at the home.