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John Edward Pinson

January 3, 1949 — February 25, 2021

John Edward Pinson
Inman, SC

John Edward Pinson, 72, of Ridgeville Crossing Drive in Inman, SC, passed away Thursday, February 25th, at his home. John was born in Sumter, SC on January 3, 1949, a son of the late Maude Kammer Pinson and Paul Harold Pinson.
He was the husband of Kyoko Niwa Pinson who survives him of the home. John was a Navy veteran serving during the Viet Nam era and had retired from General Electric in Greenville. He attended New Prospect Baptist Church in Inman.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two brothers, Paul Harold Pinson, Jr and his wife, Nancy of Wilmington, Delaware, Dr. David Mike Pinson and his wife, Margie of Lakeville, Minnesota, a sister, Doreen Ann Paschal and her husband, Jim, of Martinez, Georgia, and his nieces and nephews; Matthew Pinson of Wilmington, Delaware, Nathan Pinson of Los Cabos, Mexico, Laura Pinson of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Katheryn Bauer and husband David of Augusta, Georgia, David Brizius and wife Adria of Augusta, Georgia, Daniel Cornetti and wife Lauren of Martinez, Georgia, Hannah Nicole and Haley Marie Pinson of Lakeville, Minnesota, and several cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 1st at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman, SC with Rev Matthew Bishop officiating.
Burial will follow in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery in Inman.
For those unable to attend, the service will be streamed live at:
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Missions to Military (, or the South Carolina Native Plant Society Upstate Chapter ( For Missions to Military, donate online at Choose "Greatest Need" and include "John E. Pinson Memorial Fund" in the additional details section. For the South Carolina Native Plant Society, donate online at Please check 'Upstate' and include in the comment section "John E. Pinson Memorial Fund, or send a check to SCNPS, P.O.Box, 505 Euhaw St, Beaufort, SC 29902. Please include the comment "John E. Pinson Memorial Fund.""

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