MUNN, Dozier PAMPLICO – Dozier Merritt Munn, 75, of Pamplico, SC, died at his residence on Friday evening, October 21, 2005. Mr. Munn was born April 19, 1930, at McLeod Infirmary in Florence, SC; a son of the late Charles Dewey and Elizabeth Merritt Munn. He graduated from Pamplico High School in 1947 and from The Citadel in 1951. On may 8, 1954, he married Vivian Shirley Orvin of Charleston, his wife of over fifty years. Mr. Munn served as an officer and a jet pilot with the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a life-long member of the Pamplico United Methodist Church. He taught Sunday School for eighteen years and was a current Church Trustee and member of the choir. He was President of Pamplico Investment Co., Inc., Broker in Charge of Pamplico Realty Co., and Secretary/Treasurer of Florence Realty Co. He served as Past President of the Florence Board of Realtors, State Director of the Florence Board of Realtors, 1st Vice President of the Pee Dee Builders, and State Director of the Pee Dee Home Builders. Mr. Munn was elected Mayor of Pamplico in 1983 and served in the capacity until his death. He was very dedicated to the Town of Pamplico and its people. He was currently Chairman of the Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments, having served for 35 years. He was also an Executive Committee member for Florence County, former president of the SC Association of Regional Councils, Board member of the Florence County Economic Development Commission and the Pee Dee Regional Development Corporation. Mr. Munn was Director of the Pamplico Bank & Trust Co., the Johnsonville State Bank, and board member of the Friends of Pamplico Library. He was Past master Pamplico Masonic Lodge, Past Worthy Patron of the Pamplico Eastern Star, former Associate Director of the Omar Imp, and Past President of the Pamplico Jaycees. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and wildlife conservationist. He was actively involved with the Williamsburg County Quail Unlimited, Florence County National Wild Turkey Association, and the Friends of the NRA. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Munn of the home; two daughters, Ruth (Keith) Kilgallon of Florence, and Heidi (Tim) Hyman of Pamplico; two sons, Dozier Merritt Munn, Jr. of Garden City and David Marshall (Becky) Munn of Pamplico; a grandson, Cameron Kilgallon; a granddaughter, Anna Preslee Munn; a brother, Albert A. (Charlotte) A. Munn, III, of Pamplico; and a sister-in-law, Poppie Munn of Pamplico. He was predeceased by a brother, Charles Dewey Munn, Jr. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 24, 2005, in Pamplico United Methodist Church, directed by Waters-Powell Funeral Home of Florence. Burial will follow in Woodside Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Pamplico United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 65, Pamplico, SC 29583. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.
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