Longtime fire chief Register dies at 87
Jerome Register, who served for 33 years and retired as fire chief for the City of Florence, died on Monday, Jan. 3.He was 87.
Register was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a longtime member of First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.
Following his retirement, Register worked at McLeod Regional Medical Center and Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home.
A funeral was held Wednesday, Jan. 5 at First Baptist Church. Burial followed in Florence National Cemetery.
Register was born a son of the late Annie Quick Register and William Ernest Register. He is survived by his daughter, Lori, and her husband, Tim, and grandchildren, Brittany Curry and Cody Register; and great-grandchild, Brantley Eaddy.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 S. Irby St., Florence, 29506.