Alfred Dancho, 83, of Lexington, South Carolina, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on August 21, 1939 to the late George and Aleksandra Dancho in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In addition to his parents, Mr. Dancho was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Albert, and a nephew, George. He is survived by his children, Stephen Hill, Sheryl Reed, and Sasha Lynch; brothers, Louie Dancho and Robert Dancho; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, all who loved him greatly.
After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1956, serving for three years before being discharged honorably. While living in California, Al enjoyed a long career as a truck driver for Ralph’s, spending his free time helping raise his three grandchildren there before moving to Lexington in 2012. He became a beloved member of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church, which he called his home. He was also an active member of the Marine Corps League Speedy Wilson Detachment 1141. Al was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, and will be missed by all.
A memorial will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church, 1205 Old Cherokee Rd., Lexington, SC. The memorial will be preceded by visitation at the church at 2 p.m.
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