Robert Bundy McDuffie

December 18, 1940 ~ December 20, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Robert McDuffie Obituary

Summerton, SC …. Robert Bundy McDuffie, Jr., husband of Grace McDuffie, passed away on December 20, 2023, two days after his 83rd birthday. 

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, “Bob” was the son of Robert Bundy McDuffie, Sr., of Bishopville and Marie Benbow Harvin McDuffie of Summerton.  He grew up in Forest City, North Carolina and attended Wofford College before beginning a lifelong career in the furniture business, starting with his father at McDuffie Furniture Company in Forest City and later for Thomasville Furniture Industries until his retirement.

He had a passion for golf, playing college golf at Wofford and serving as captain of the golf team for two seasons.  He was a member of the French Huguenot Society and the Quixote Club.  He especially enjoyed time with friends and family, when he always managed to brighten the room with his stories, humor, and big presence. 

In addition to his wife, Grace, whom he loved dearly, he is survived by four children:  Robert McDuffie of Charlotte, Scott McDuffie (Molly) of Sumter, Tania McDuffie of Hagerstown, Maryland, and Davis McDuffie of West Palm Beach, Florida.  He is also survived by four grandchildren:  Andrew (Emily) and Parker (Abby) McDuffie and Spencer and Ramsey Lawter, and two great grandchildren, Isaiah and Annelise McDuffie.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on January 6, 2024, at Bullock Funeral Home, in Sumter, with a reception to follow immediately at The Quixote Club in Sumter.

An interment will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at 3:00 pm in the Summerton Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive guests following the Sunday service at the family home located at, 43 S Church Street, Summerton, SC 29148.

Memorials may be to Summerton Evergreen Cemetery c/o Ellen Ardis, PO Box 366, Summerton, SC 29148 

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Funeral Service
January 6, 2024

2:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home Chapel
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

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January 7, 2024

3:00 PM
Summerton Evergreen Cemetery
4 Cantey Street
Summerton, SC 29148


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