Orion Gilchrist – Edgefield, SC

It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Orion J. Gilchrist who entered into eternal rest Monday, January 4, 2021 at his residence.

 Survivors include his mother, Beulah Gilchrist; his wife, Beatrice Gilchrist; two sons, Ricardo Gilchrist (Shelby), and Dennis Gilchrist; two daughters, Regina Gilchrist and Victoria Crouder (Alonzo); eight brothers, Milledge Gilchrist, Jr. (Kendra), Beaufort Gilchrist (Cleo), Augustus Gilchrist (Donna), John W. Gilchrist (Jessie Lee), Calvin Gilchrist (Beverly), Bernard Gilchrist, Robert Gilchrist, and Marvin Gilchrist; three sisters, Janie Lou Kelly (Hercules), Julia Wardlaw (Lawrence), and Linda Gilchrist; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held Friday, January 8, 2021 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church.  

Professional Care was entrusted to G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 250 Coral Street, Edgefield.