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Dr. Henry Plowden Bozard

July 29, 1942 July 17, 2017
Dr. Henry Plowden Bozard
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Obituary for Dr. Henry Plowden Bozard

MANNING – Dr. Henry Plowden "Mutt" Bozard, 74, husband of Lynne Hudson Bozard, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon.

Born July 29, 1942, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Dr. Asbury Cecil Bozard and the late Ashton Plowden Bozard. He was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Wofford College and the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He served as a Captain in the US Army and was a retired dentist with 42 years of practice. He was a Battalion Chief and former Chairman of the Fire Board of the Clarendon County Fire Department, a member of the Manning Fire Department, the SC State Firefighters’ Association, the Pee Dee Firefighters’ Association, and was a state director of the National Volunteer Fire Council. He was inducted into the SC State Firefighters’ Hall of Fame. He was on the Board of Directors at The Bank of Clarendon, a member of the Mullet Club, a Rotarian where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, a member of the Eastern South Carolina Mustang Club and Manning United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years of Manning; a son, Henry Plowden “Bo” Bozard, Jr. (Amy) of Manning; a daughter, Ashton Ellis Bozard of Columbia; and two grandsons, Robert Hugh Bozard and James Hudson Bozard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. Asbury Cecil Bozard, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017, at Manning United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kem Thomas, Rev. Dr. James C. Adams and Rev. Debra Quilling Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Manning Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Carter Helm Jones, James Edward Gamble III, William Columbus Coffey, Jr., Thomas Finley Coffey, Humphrey Dillon Smith, Dr. Robert Lee Ridgeway, Oscar Gerald Robertson, Frances Ann Richbourg, Dr. Clarence Epps Coker, Jr. and James Barry Ham.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Clarendon County Fire Department, the Manning Fire Department, all firefighters, the Mullet Club, the Eastern SC Mustang Club, the Bank of Clarendon Board of Directors, Dennis Norman Craven, Russell McInnis Harrelson, Joseph Valerious Warren, Jr. and Robert Edward Briggs, Jr.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 1270 Hickory Ridge Circle, Manning.

Memorials may be made to The Dr. H.P. “Mutt” Bozard Memorial Scholarship Fund for Clarendon County Firefighters, c/o The Bank of Clarendon, Attn. J. Barry Ham, P.O. Box 520, Manning, SC 29102 or Manning United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 68, Manning, SC 29102 or to a charity of one’s choice.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.

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5:00 PM 7/20/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory

304 North Church Street
Manning, South Carolina 29102

And other times at the residence, 1270 Hickory Ridge Circle, Manning.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory
304 North Church Street Manning 29102 South Carolina
United States





11:00 AM 7/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Manning United Methodist Church

17 E. Rigby Street
P.O. Box 68
Manning, SC 29102

Manning United Methodist Church
17 E. Rigby Street Manning 29102 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Manning Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Street
Manning, SC 29102

Cemetery Street Manning 29102 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

A charity of one's choice.

The H.P. "Mutt" Bozard Firefighter Assistance Fund

c/o The Bank of Clarendon Attn: J. Barry Ham
P.O. Box 520
Manning, SC 29102

Manning United Methodist Church

P.O. Box 68
Manning, SC 29102

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