A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 3 from First Baptist Church, Cheraw. Burial with full military honors followed in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Beran Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church, Cheraw, P.O. Box 337, Cheraw, S.C. 29520; or Cheraw Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 28, Cheraw, S.C. 29520.
Born in Cheraw, Mr. Quick was a son of the late Johnnie Quick and Sallie Pope Quick Clark. He was a retired 23-year Lieutenant Colonel of the South Carolina National Guard. Mr. Quick was a graduate of the Palmetto Military Academy and United States Army Field Artillery School where he received the Meritorious Service Medal and Artillery Proficiency Award. He was Battery Commander of the Bennettsville, Cheraw and Lancaster South Carolina National Guard.
Mr. Quick was a member of First Baptist Church, Cheraw, where he had served as a Sunday School teacher of the Beran Class, member of the Adult Sanctuary Choir, past chairman of Deacons, R.A. leader, volunteer with the Johnnie Wright Nursing Home Ministry and had been selected a Father of the Year. He was instrumental in starting the ministries of the Good Samaritan Colony, Evans Prison Ministry (Volunteer of the Year in 1992 and 1996 at Evans), Chesterfield Correctional Facility Chapel Ministry, and Lay Revivals for the Brotherhood, Chesterfield Baptist Association. Mr. Quick was a charter member of the Flat-tones.
Mr. Quick received his Machine Shop Diploma in 1957 and was owner of Quick's Machine Shop.
Surviving are his wife, Nellie Mae Poston Quick of Cheraw; a daughter, Patricia (Kenny) Roscoe of Charlotte, N.C.; four sons, Travis Quick Jr., Mike Quick and Tony (Mimi) Quick all of Cheraw, and Billy (Sherry) Quick of Green Sea; eight grandchildren; a brother, Jessie Quick of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; and two half-brothers, Bobby Lee Clark of Cheraw, and Maxie Lee Clark Jr. of Kentucky.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kiser Funeral Home.