Visitation:Friday, January 29, 20215-6:00 P.M.Washington's Funeral Home405 Elm Street WestHampton, South Carolina 29924 Washington’s Funeral Home endeavors to promote social distancing as well as limit the number of persons during each view. Facial masks will be required for entrance into the funeral home. We ask that you would, after viewing at the funeral home, please exit. This will allow others the opportunity to view as well. Please, no gathering outside afterwards. Thank you in advance.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
11:00 Ante Meridian
Antioch Christian Church Cemetery
3425 Mill Pond Road
Varnville, South Carolina 29944
Reverend Dr. Freddie Lawton, Sr., Eulogist
Regional Moderator for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in South Carolina
As a result of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and in conjunction with guidance from the Governor for the State of South Carolina as well as the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Washington’s Funeral Home endeavors to promote social distancing as well as the requirement to wear facial masks during the graveside service. The family thanks you in advance for your prayers and considerations during their time of bereavement and for the days to come.
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. II Timothy 4:6-8;
Elder Roosevelt “Eddie” Ham was born in Wilson, North Carolina on May 1, 1920, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ham. He departed this life on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Hampton Regional Medical Center, Varnville, South Carolina.
Elder Ham served a devoted life honoring Christ. He pastored the Loving-Kindness Evangelistic of the United Sons and Daughters of True Holiness Association Incorporated in New York for sixteen (16) years. God blessed him with the gift of song; and he used his anointed voice while singing with the Mighty Soul Savers of Brooklyn, New York. He traveled up and down the East Coast spreading the goodness of the Lord. In 2019, Elder Ham was inducted into the American Gospel Quartet Convention Senior Hall of Fame at Christ Temple Deliverance Church of Birmingham Alabama. In 1999, He joined Antioch Christian Church where he served faithfully until he transitioned from this life.
Surrounded by family and friends, on July 19, 2008, Elder Roosevelt Ham, was joined in matrimony to the former Ms. Melissa Murray.
Elder Ham was also preceded in death by three brothers: Robert Lee, Jake, and Richard Ham; one sister, Myrtle Lewis; one granddaughter, Donna Dunbar; and one daughter-in-law, Barbara Ham.
He will truly be missed by those who knew and loved him.
Elder Roosevelt Ham is survived by his loving wife, Melissa “Lisa” Ham; Two sons: Anthony Ham, Forest Hill, Texas and Ellis (Deborah) Blount of Rocky Mount, North Carolina; Five daughters: Antoinelle (Leroy) Engram of Beverly Hills, Florida, Nicola (Corey) Montford, Suffolk, Virginia, Antoinette (Justin) Jenkins, Ridgeland South Carolina, Latifa Jennings of Lynnwood, Washington, and Eliza Jennings of Port Wentworth, Georgia; Thirteen grandchildren: Rhonda Watson, Anthony Ham Jr, Cheroketa Ham, Lashawna McFadden, Anthony G. Ham, Andreus Ham, Donnie Motley, Aula Engram, Clyde Williams IV, Malek Bellamy, Justin Jenkins Jr, Miles Hamilton, and Kennedy Jennings-Ugo, who was reared in the home; Seven brothers-in-law: Danny (Margaret) Morris, Ricky Morris, Deacon Michael (Annette) Smith, Troy Smith, Robert Smith, Pastor Gregory (Marcella) Jenkins, and Ernie Sr. (Evangelist Shirley) Washington all of Varnville, South Carolina; Three sisters-in-law: Debbie (Tariq) Jenkins of Jacksonville, Florida, Mushell Rivers of Allendale South Carolina, and Tina (Lorenzo) Chatman of Columbia, South Carolina; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.
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