Roy Lee Tessneer

Published 5:30 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Mr. Roy Lee Tessneer, 57, of 1491 Landrum Road, Columbus passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010. A native of Polk County, he was the widower of Barbara Jean Tessneer and the son of the late Onzo Tessneer and Addie Pack Tessneer. He retired from Ken, Inc. as a truck driver, was an avid softball player and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by two sons, Derrick and Daniel Tessneer, both of Polk County; one daughter, Julie Fincher and her husband Jason of Forest City, NC; three sisters, Evelyn Duke of Polk County ,Lois Fowler and her husband Ray of Duncan, SC, and Claudia Painter and her husband Harold of Polk County; and three grandchildren, Madeline, Ryan, and Mylee. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Claude and Troy Tessneer.

Graveside services were held on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Memorial Park, with Rev. Billy Lindsey officiating. Interment will follow the services.

The family will be at their respective homes.

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Eggers Funeral Home, Inc., Chesnee, SC.