William "Lynn" Jeter

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
William "Lynn" Jeter

William “Lynn” Jeter, 76, Surfside Beach, S.C., passed away peacefully of natural causes on Friday, May 29, 2020.

Born March 7, 1944 in Rector, Ark., Lynn lived in Rockford, Ill., Waconia, Minn., Gastonia, N.C. and retired in Surfside Beach. Lynn worked as a mechanical engineer for Rosemount in Eden Prairie, Minn., MTE in Rockford, Ill. and Gastonia, N.C., and was self-employed at Kenlin and LVM, in Gastonia, until retiring in 2011.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruth Leistiko Jeter (June 10, 2020, would have been their 53rd wedding anniversary), of Surfside Beach; his daughter, Ammie and her husband Mark Hintze, Charlotte, N.C.; his son, Jason Jeter and his finance Abbey Warnsing, Asheville, N.C.; and his brother, Ronald Jeter, Savannah, Tenn.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents, William Dewey Jeter and Mattie Irene Jeter; his brothers, Charles Jeter and James Jeter; and a sister, Wilma Presson.

Lynn loved woodworking, fishing, telling jokes, stories, trivia, taking long drives and watching old western movies and TV quiz shows.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no public services. Immediate family will hold a private service. Relatives and friends are welcome to sign the guest book available at www.MyrtleBeachFuneralHome.com

Condolences may be sent to the Jeter family at 1518 Westferry Xing, Surfside Beach, S.C., 29575.