Alvin Mack, 62, departed this life on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Manhattan, N. Y. after a long illness. Born October 9, 1951, in Sumter County, he was the third child of seven to his father, Leon Mack to which he is survived by and his dearly departed mother, Rebecca Prince Mack. He attended the public schools of Sumter County and was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Class of 1969. He then migrated to New York City, where he worked in shipment of merchandise nationally and internationally until the company downsized and illness settled in.
He met and married Inez Davis and cared for his stepson Charlie. Alvin was known to be the shy and quite type, but enjoyed dancing and spending time with family and friends.
He leaves to mourn: his brothers, Isaiah, Bruce, Raynard and John Mack; his only sister, Gloria Mack Meadow; sisters-in-law, Denise Mack, Elaine Mack and Cheryl Mack; uncles, Arthur and Raymond of Sumter; his aunts, Carlita Prince and Rosa Baylor of New York City, NY, Lotty Belle of Sumter; special cousins, Joenetta and Cassandra Prince of New York City, NY; nine nieces; two nephews; a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his eldest brother, Leonard Mack.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a. m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 in the John Wesley Williams, Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Reverend David Bennett, officiating, eulogist,.
The family is receiving friends and relatives at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, John and Elaine Mack, 1665 London Road, Sumter.
The procession will leave from the home of his brother and sister-in-law at 10:30 a. m.
Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be family and friends.
Burial will be in the St. Paul A. M. E. Church Cemetery, Highway 378, Sumter.