Ernest Lionel L'Esperance

July 3, 1951 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 69)

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Ernest "Ernie" Lionel L'Esperance, 69, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020.

Funeral Services will be held Friday afternoon, November 13, 2020 at Parks Funeral Home Chapel at 1 o'clock. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 - 8 o'clock.

Ernie was born in Kalamazoo, MI on July 3, 1951, a son of Clifford Richard L'Esperance and Emma Viola Hoplite L'Esperance. He was a US Army veteran. Ernie loved being with his family, his hot and black coffee, euchre, bingo, and his flea market booth.

Survivors include his loving wife, Beverly L'Esperance of SC; two sons, Jeffree L'Esperance (Susie) of MI, Josh Swindle of SC; five daughters, Amber L'Esperance (Shayne Hardesty) of FL, Jenna L'Esperance (Joe Skorich) of SC, Sandra Malitz, Dawn Karn, Jami Karn, all of IN; two brothers, Gerald L'Esperance, of GA, Richard L'Esperance of FL; one sister, Nadine Belonga (Ken) of MI; nephew, Clifford A. L'Esperance; four grandchildren, Denise Ivy, Linda Francis, Hayden L'Esperance, Lee L'Esperance; and one great grandchild, Lillith Francis. Ernie was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Clifford.

Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.

To send flowers to Ernest's family, please visit our floral store.


November 12, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Parks Funeral Home
130 West 1st North Street
Summerville, SC 29483

Funeral Service
November 13, 2020

1:00 PM
Parks Funeral Home Inc.
130 West First North Street
Summerville, SC 29483

Interment following funeral service
November 13, 2020

Dorchester Memory Gardens
11000 Dorchester Road
summerville, SC 29485

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