Vernon Roy Geddings, 63, husband of Ann Gamble Geddings, died on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at his home.

Born in Sumter to the late Roy and Helen Bantz Geddings, Vernon was the owner and operator of Danny's Trophy Shop. He was a member of the Sumter Jaycees, the Sumter Touchdown Club and was a PARD softball sponsor. Vernon was an avid Gamecock sports fan, dirt track racing fan and former P-15's assistant baseball coach. He was a member of Fraser Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife; two sons, Taylor Gamble Geddings and Parker Daniel Geddings; a niece, Mary Baird (Michael); and a nephew, Mason Geddings, all of Sumter.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Ray Geddings.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Nick Cheek and the Rev. Chuck Staggs officiating. Burial will follow in Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. today at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fraser Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1746 U.S. 521, Sumter, SC 29153.

Online condolences may be sent to

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