John Ellis Kyzer

22 December, 193930 December, 2020

John Ellis Kyzer was born December 22, 1939 in Columbia, SC and passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. He was a son of the late Berley and Martha Hallman Kyzer.

Mr. Kyzer served in the US Navy for four years in the Philippines. He was a member of VFW Post 8738 and Victory Fellowship Church. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, hunting and riding motorcycles. He worked in construction and was a “jack of all trades”. Mr. Kyzer was known to many as the “Peanut Man”.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Kyzer; daughters, Loraine Herron and Charlene Guessford-Cline; son, John Guessford; grandchildren, Jordan Rowe, Cayson Clayborne, Chayenne Guessford, John Guessford, Jr.; four great-grandchildren and brothers, Tommy, Ray and Larry Kyzer. He was predeceased by his brother, Lloyd Kyzer.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Victory Fellowship Church with interment to follow in Lexington Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Victory Fellowship Church, 217 Glassmaster Road, Lexington, SC 29072.


  • Victory Fellowship Church


  • Visitation

    Friday, 8 January , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, 9 January , 2021

  • Burial ~ following service

    Saturday, 9 January , 2021


John Ellis Kyzer

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Amy Smith

24 January 2021

Margaret & Lorraine,
Sharing in your sadness and praying for your comfort and strength to get through the day's ahead.

❤ y'all,

Tina Alston

3 January 2021

Johnny was a good man he always took me in when i was in need will never forget you Johnny