Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Overby will be 2:00 PM Monday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Monday from 12:30 until 1:45 PM.
Richard Paul Overby, Sr., 73, of 109 Eisenhower Street, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Dalton, Georgia he was a son of the late Richard and Beatrice Morgan Overby.
He retired from Alice Mfg. and was a member of Edgewood Church of Christ. He loved to pick his guitar and play saxophone, and was affectionately known as the “Candy Man” by all the children at his church.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Smith Overby of the home; a son, Richard P. “Ricky” Overby, Jr. and his wife Shannon of Liberty; a daughter, Crystal McClure and her husband Jeffrey of Easley; 3 step daughters, three sisters, a brother, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family will be at the home of the son, 821 North Old Pendleton Road, Liberty SC 29657.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements