Rev. Cecil Delano “Del” Brunson, of Savannah, Ga., met his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on July 28, 2019. Cecil was a servant of God and loved the Lord.
Cecil, known as “Del” as a child and young man, was born January 7, 1944, to Cecil and Caroline Brunson, grew up in Hampton County, SC and attended school in Estill, SC. He graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, SC and later received his Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Cecil pastored churches in Chester, Clinton, Columbia and the Lowcountry of South Carolina over a twenty-four year period. After retiring from the ministry, he served the Lord by working at the South Carolina Department of Mental Health for fourteen years. Cecil met his future wife, Patricia Chastain, while he was at Chester. After his second retirement, Cecil moved to Savannah, GA. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Encouragers Sunday School class, he helped teach the Woods Sunday School class and ESL (English as a Second Language) for several years. In his retirement, Cecil loved to study the Word of God and spend time with his family and granddaughter Grace. He was an avid golfer and a big fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Citadel Bulldogs.
Cecil was predeceased by his parents and former wife Patricia. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Paul D. and Rosaura Camacho Brunson, granddaughter Grace Marie Brunson, all of Chapin, SC; brother and sister-in-law Paul C. and Regina Brunson of Savannah, GA; aunt Harriet Holley of Columbia, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held 2 PM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home located at 300 Mulberry Street West in Hampton, SC with funeral services following in the chapel at 3 PM. Burial will be at Beech Branch Baptist Church Cemetery near Luray, SC.
Remembrances may be sent to Immanuel Baptist Church, 7375 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.
Posted in: Peeples Rhoden Funeral Home
Posted on: 2020-02-06
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