In memory of
Robert "Buzz" Balkcom
Robert "Buzz" Balkcom Honea Path, SC Mr. Robert "Buzz" Hansel Balkcom,Sr., 83, widower of Ruby Ann Rickman Balkcom, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at The Oaks At Braselton, Braselton, Ga. Born in Lindale, GA., he was the son of the late Morgan "Buck" and Grace McCarson Balkcom. He was a member of Honea Path First Baptist Church where he taught the Dwight McNinch Sunday School Class for many years. He was retired as Plant Engineer from Chiquola Mfg. Co. and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Belton-Honea Path Water Authority and was Past President of the Honea Path Lions Club. Surviving are: two sons, Robert H. Balkcom, Jr. and wife Cathy of Lawrenceville, Ga. and John R. Balkcom and wife Leeann of Land O' Lakes FL. and four grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Bill Balkcom and a sister, Betty Floyd. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 PM on Wednesday at Pruitt Funeral Home prior to the service. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Honea Path Lions Club, 308 Harvey Drive, Honea Path, SC 29654. Online condolences may be made at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com
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