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Ernest Calvin Tollison

January 17, 1929 ~ September 18, 2017 (age 88)

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Ernest Calvin Tollison, 88, of Greenville, husband of Mildred Taffer Tollison, died Monday, September 18, 2017.

Born in Belton, he was the son of the late Richard and Ruby Cothran Tollison.

Ernest served with the U S Army in Korea where he was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He retired from Lanier Business Products.

Survivors, in addition to his wife since 1954, include two daughters, Kathy Runion of Greer, and Toni Aversa and husband Anthony of Wagener; one son, Ronald Tollison of Greenville; six grandchildren, Travis Runion and wife Crystal, Sherri Braxton and husband Davy, Matt Tollison and wife Leah, Millie Hammond and husband Cliff, Charlie Runion and wife Natalie, and John Michael Seeley and wife Emily; 15 great grandchildren, Tripp Braxton, Caleb Runion and wife Mary Frances, AnnaLeigh Runion, Jonathan Braxton, Timothy Braxton, Abbey Runion, Cora Runion, Josh Runion, Tyler Runion, Brody Runion, Anderson Tollison, Edwin Runion, Ridge Hammond, Stella Tollison; one sister, Betty Barlow of Young Harris, GA; and one sister-in-law, Margie Tollison of Columbia. He was predeceased by two brothers, Ligon Tollison of Belton and Richard Tollison of Columbia.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 until 2:45 PM on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast Chapel, with the Funeral Service to follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will be in Graceland East Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Thomas McAfee Southeast.

Cemetery Details

Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Rd
Simpsonville, SC, 29681


SEP 24. 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Southeast Chapel

1604 NE Main Street

Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

Funeral Service

SEP 24. 03:00 PM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Southeast Chapel

1604 NE Main Street

Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

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