A public viewing for Herman Stukes will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today in the chapel.

Herman was born on Nov. 20, 1949, in Sumter, to the late Alvin Stukes and Albertha Green Stukes King. He is the husband of Patricia McBride Stukes.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Willie King; stepmother, Janie Haygood Stukes; his sibling, Bruce Haygood; and a grandson, Slade Stukes.

He entered eternal life on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Columbia.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Patricia M. Stukes; three sons, Cimon McBride, Khaleif (Demetris) Stukes and Ture' (Chanel) Stukes; one beloved daughter, Rashida (Charlie Jr.) Myers; 10 grandchildren; siblings, Barbara (Jessie) Williams, Shirley Stukes, Lorraine Y. Stukes, Linda (Raymond) Spann, Brenda Swinton, Janice (Tyrone) Montgomery, Lonell Stukes, Eugene (Sylvia) Haygood, Harry (Rayvonia) Haygood, Harriett Haygood, Ina (Charles) Haywood, Robert Pagan, Jem Pagan and Jamie Pagan; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services entrusted to Whites Mortuary LLC - Ministry in the Market Place.