Matthew Singleton

April 6, 1947 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 73)


Sumter, SC…Matthew “Matt” Blanding Singleton, age 73, died on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Sumter.

Born in Sumter County, SC, he was a son of the late Lizzie Esther “Liz”  Brown Singleton and the late Earl and Hattie Blanding.  Matthew loved to ride his bike and play cards with his family.  He was a father figure to Daniel, Victoria, Kenneth, Sheila and Rosanna.

He is survived by; one son, Matthew Perry and his wife Altovise of Sumter; one daughter, Quinisha Perry of Sumter; six sisters, Mary Alice Miller, Maranda Evans and her husband Clero, Delores Benton-Maynor and her husband Wilbert, Vivian Beamer and her husband Donald, Sandra Blanding and Kimberly Blanding; one brother in law, Eddie Richardson of Sumter, eleven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by; one sister, Ernestine Blanding Richardson.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Willow Gove AME Church Cemetery with Rev. Wallace Preston officiating.

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Due to Covid-19, there will not be a public visitation or family visitation.

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Funeral Service


Graveside Service
October 13, 2020

10:00 AM
Willow Grove AME Church Cemetery
8105 Sumter Landing Road
Horatio, SC 29062

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