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Joseph Benjamin Yancy

March 5, 1977 — August 23, 2021

Joseph Benjamin Yancy, 'Joe /Benji' of Charleston, SC died August 23, 2021.

Joseph, who loved the Lord would want Glory given first to the King of Kings & Lord of Lords, Jesus Christ, for his salvation found as a young man & passionately lit again as an adult. He loved to be in His Presence during praise & worship at Seacoast Church, always on the front row.

He was a Charleston native, born on March 5, 1977 son of Marvin Wayne Yancy & Louise Mildred Livingston Yancy of N Chas, SC whom showed Ben what God joined together could never be severed by man, this he believed, & lived through his marriage to Kristen Ann (LeVaur) Yancy for 20 years this October 4. He is survived by his only child, Tyler Joel Robert Michael LeVaur of Clemson, SC.

He is also survived by his brother Cody, s-i-l Ashley, niece Piper & nephew Jackson Bannevich; by his mother-in-law & confidante Ann Lavern Huntington LeVaur, Kandi Estep, brother-in-law Herman John LeVaur II, s-i-l Sonya & nieces Megan & Jenna LeVaur. Joseph was predeceased by his sister Amy Melissa Yancy, grandmother Lois Elrod Livingston & grandfather PH Livingston, who was lovingly emulated by Benji. His mother Louise raised him to have strong ties for the entire Livingston family, including special bonds like his Uncle David and Cousins Matt, Harrison, Angie & over 40 aunts, uncles & cousins & his Godson, Jesse Hayden. Benji was liked & loved by them all as he valued hard work, humility, philanthropy & the rewards of living for the Lord. He loved to spoil his family, providing for them was the fuel for his drive.

He took the most pride in & had the pleasure of watching his son earn 2 BS degrees in Computer & Electrical Engineering /minor Mathematics & who is pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Clemson Univ. Besides Sunday, Auction Day was his favorite day. Every Thurs you could find him at Liberty Auction House in Pembroke, GA where he established an enthusiasm for antiques & oddities from a time he greatly admired. He had an undying love for cars, Hondas, basketball at Danny Jones & table tennis at the Armory.

He loved to share the lessons from the Word of God when he got home from his weekly Men's Small Group at the Seacoast West Ashley campus. This was his favorite place to be, and where his his Memorial Service will be held.
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Sunday, September 5, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Seacoast Church - West Ashley Campus

2049 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407

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