George Cato Obituary

George Wayne Cato
George Wayne Cato

February 29, 1944 - April 12, 2013
Resided in Florence, SC
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Mr. George Wayne Cato, the son of George Cato and Vivian Rafus Cato, was born on February 29, 1944 in Florence, South Carolina. On Friday, April 12, 2013, he departed this earthly life.

Wayne attended the public schools of Florence County. He was formerly employed as a custodian at West Florence High School.

Wayne was a member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Randolph, Frederick and Joseph Cato; a step-daughter, Phanta Cato; one nephew, Abraham "AC" Cato; and one niece, Angel V. Cato.

Left to cherish his memory: his wife, Birtia Mae Cato of Pamplico, SC; three sons, Marvin (Deborah) Cato, Mark Cato of Florence, SC and Gregory Eaddy of Timmonsville, SC; step-son, Shaun Cato of Florida; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Vivian Cato of Florence, SC; two brothers, Abraham (Priscilla) Cato of Hartsville, SC and Garry (Patricia) Cato of Florence, SC; one sister, Hannah Cato Harris of Columbia, SC; one aunt, Ida Mae Rafus Robinson of Florence, SC; one uncle, Eddie Rafus of Baltimore, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends that loved him dearly.


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Ideal Funeral Parlor
106 E. Darlington Street
Florence, SC US 29506
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
New Ebenezer Baptist Church
307 S. Ravenel St
Florence, SC US 29501
Thursday, April 18, 2013
1:00 PM
Sunset Memory Gardens
2615 Alligator Road
Effingham, SC US 29541
Thursday, April 18, 2013