Charles Vince (CV) Flowers, 91, died Thursday, February 4, 2021 after a short illness. A graveside service will be held Monday, February 8 at 2:00pm at Mt. Hope Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19 protocols, face mask and social distancing are required.
Mr. Flowers was born in Badin, NC on August 28, 1929 to the late Henry Walton Flowers and Effie Oliver Flowers. He moved to Florence shortly after birth where he remained for the rest of his life. After graduating from McClenaghan High School, he served in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1956. Upon returning to Florence, he worked for Col. Frank H Barnwell in his insurance and real estate business. It was through this introduction to real estate that he began long career in real estate and development until retiring in 1988. He loved the city of Florence and proudly contributed to its grown and development. Throughout his career he held various positions on real estate related boards and organizations including past president of the Florence Board of Realtors, past president of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and board member of the National Board of Realtors. He was active in several civic, service and community organizations including the Shriners, Masons, and Florence Country Club. He was married in St. Luke Lutheran Church where he remained an active member throughout the remainder of his life, serving on various boards and committees. He cherished his church family from whom he received continual love and support throughout his later years.
He is survived by his sons, Vince Flowers, Keith (Elizabeth) Flowers and his grandchildren Henry and Grayson Flowers and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Also surviving him are his brothers Jackie (Kate) Flowers and Jody (Janet) Oliver. He is predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Anita D. Flowers, and sibling Virginia Turnage and Kenneth Flowers.
The family extends sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff at The Manor for their compassionate care during his residency.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1201 Cherokee Rd, Florence, SC 29501.
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