Carroll Edwin Sightler, 85, of West Columbia, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 after a short illness. He was the son of the late Lemuel H. and Maudie H. Sightler. Mr. Sightler was a lifetime resident of Lexington County who proudly owned and operated Sightler’s Florist in West Columbia for almost 30 years.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn B. Sightler, daughter Dale S. McMinn (Lee), granddaughter Lizzie, grandson Wesley, sister Lucille S. Gilland, brother L.H. Sightler (Amelia), many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters who meant the world to him.
Mr. Sightler was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a longtime member of First Baptist Church, Gaston and State St. Baptist Church, Cayce where he held many service positions. He was an avid gardener who enjoyed working in his backyard and feeding “his birds”. He was dearly loved by all who knew him and will be sorely missed.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 13, at 2 p.m. with a service to follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Barr-Price Funeral Home, Lexington. Burial will be at Southland Memorial Gardens.
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