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Mr. Calhoun “Butter” Gandy, Jr.

September 27, 1947 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Mr. Calhoun “Butter” Gandy, Jr. Obituary

It is with sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. and members of the Gandy family announce the passing of Mr. Calhoun Gandy, Jr. better known as “Butter” of Darlington. Mr. Gandy passed on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at his residence. 

Funeral service is 12:00 Noon on Monday, December 04, 2023 at Gandy Cemetery.  Interment will follow.


“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” 

Mr. Calhoun Gandy, Jr. was born September 28, 1947 in Darlington, South Carolina a son of the late Calhoun Gandy, Sr. and Ida Mae Sweet Gandy.  He resided at 2100 Cottonwood Drive, Darlington, SC where he departed this life on November 28, 2023 after a short illness.

He received his former education in the Darlington County Public Schools where he attended Rosenwald High School.

In his youth, he was baptized and attended Flat Creek Baptist Church.

“Butter”, as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, was a loving, sweet, kindhearted son, brother, uncle and friend.  He never met a stranger and he would do anything he could to help anyone out.   “Butter” loved watching Westerns and spending time with family and friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left to cherish his memory are3:  his siblings:  Hannah Gandy (Larry) Hough, Blanch Gandy Sawyer, Abram (Ivory) Gandy and Arthur (Anita) Gandy; a sister-in-law, Julia Muhammad; a brother-in-law, Johnny Hunter; a special friend, Cinda Wallace; a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by:  three older brothers:  Phillip Gandy, James Muhammad, Willie Gandy, Melvin Gandy and Charlie C. Gandy, Sr.; two older sisters: Ella Mae Allen (Ted) and Queenester Hunter.

Please keep the family and friends of Mr. Calhoun “Butter” Gandy in your thoughts and prayers. 

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Funeral Service
December 4, 2023

12:00 PM
Gandy Cemetery


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