Cecil Mitchum Sr., 72, husband of Sandra Ann Mitchum, died on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at his home.

Born on Oct. 12, 1949, he was a son of the late Gertrude Mitchum Coker. He was a member of Green Acres Assembly of God Church and was a self-employed contractor.

Surviving are his wife of Sumter; two sons, Cecil Mitchum Jr. and Jimmy Bowick; three daughters, Melanie Bowick, Lydia McKelvy and Tina Pettis (Marquiet); two brothers, Rubin Mitchum and Gene Smoak; one sister, Darlene Parks; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends at his home from 2 to 6 p.m. today. All attendees are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing.

Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com.

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.