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William Bennett Jeffcoat

 William Bennett Jeffcoat, age 81 of Summerville, Georgia formerly of Swansea, SC, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Jeffcoat was born in Swansea, South Carolina on April 15, 1939, son of the late William Brogden Jeffcoat and Lucille Jeffcoat.  He was a member and Deacon of South Summerville Baptist Church, former Fire Chief of the Lexington County Volunteer Fire Department and served in Seat 4 on the Lexington County School Board.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Jeffcoat was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Thomas Jeffcoat and a sister, Nancy Martin.

Mr. Jeffcoat is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Jeffcoat; son and daughter-in-law, William Barry and Rebecca Jeffcoat; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Leland Hess; very special friends, Ralph and Opal Sumner; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Mr. Jeffcoat’s wishes, he will be cremated and the family will have a memorial service at a later date in Swansea, South Carolina.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William Bennett Jeffcoat.  Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.

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