Edward Carrol Cromer, 82, of 142 East Lake Drive, and husband of Sybil Taylor Cromer, passed away, Saturday, March 17, 2018, at his home.

Born in Newberry Co. and raised in Kinards, he was the son of the late Willie F. and Beatrice Durst Cromer. Ed was a National Guard Veteran and was retired from 3M. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and also attended Laurens Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He is survived by: a son, Mark Cromer and wife Lisa of Mountville; a step-son, Mark W. Taylor and wife Patti of Mountville, a sister, Jewel Patterson of Greensboro, NC; and grandchildren, Justin Cromer and Kimberley Kellett.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by: his first wife, Jonelle Bailey Cromer; four siblings, Norman Cromer, Carl Cromer, Buck Cromer, and Eleanor Cromer; and a step-son, Myron H. Taylor.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm, Friday, March 23, 2018, conducted by Rev. Greg Hellams with burial in Forest Lawn East Cemetery.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at Hillcrest Baptist Church from1:30 to 2:30 pm prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 216 Independence Ave., Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.