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In Our Prayers: The Reverend Dr. Dennis Lee Setzer, Jr.

The Rev. Dr. Dennis Lee Setzer Jr., 75 of Greer, SC, passed away Tuesday February 4, 2020 at Spartanburg Medical Center.

Born in Lincolnton, NC, he was the son of the late Dennis Lee Setzer Sr. and the late Mabel Robinson Setzer. He was a Pastor of The ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America), an Eagle Scout as well as a member of The Civitan.

Survivors include his loving wife Jean Miller Setzer of the home, four sons, Dennis Lee Setzer III and his wife Donna of Safety Harbor, Fl, Kirk Monroe Setzer and his wife Kelly of Lowell, NC, Trevor Kolby Setzer and his wife Maria of Greenville, SC, John Robinson Setzer and his wife Wendy of Cumming, GA; two sisters, Kaye Bach of Lincolnton, NC, Freida Cooper of Weaverville, NC; thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild. he was predeceased by a brother, Curtis Setzer.

The family will gather at 2:00 PM Friday February 7, 2020 at Forest Hills Funeral Home in Woodruff, SC and a Memorial Service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday February 8, 2020 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hardin, NC with Rev. Gerald sanders officiating. In Lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be made to Sleep in Heavenly Peace – Pinellas, PO Box 713, Tarpon Springs, FL, 34688 or to Piedmont Council Boy Scouts – PO Box 1059. Gastonia, NC 28053 – https://www.piedmontcouncilbsa.org/memorials.

Almighty God, source of all mercy and giver of comfort: Deal graciously, we pray, with those who mourn, that, casting all their sorrow on you, they may know the consolation of your love; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
– Prayer from the Lutheran Book of Worship

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