It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Jasper T. Rearden who entered into rest September 4, 2021 at Charlie Norwood VAMC, DD, Augusta.
Mr. Rearden, a native of Edgefield County, attended Edgefield Academy, South Carolina State College in Orangebung, SUNY in Farmingdale, NY, and New York Theological Seminary.
He was a former member of Springfield Missionary Baptist Church and a member and Deacon of Antioch Baptist Church, Hempstead, NY. He was a United States Army Veteran and retired from JFK Airport as a PQ Inspector.
Survivors include a son, Jasper S. Rearden; a daughter, Christsantha Rearden; two brothers, Joseph Rearden and David Rearden; three sisters, Mary R. McCain, Martha O. Rearden, and Sara B. Rearden Haynes; grandson, Travis Roland, Jr.; great-granddaughter, Shariyah Roland; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C. Moses Myers officiating. Masks and Social Distancing will be observed. Viewing will be held from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-North Augusta.
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