Laneir Singleton retires after 43 years in ministry

Laneir Singleton has announced his retirement effective the end of January. He has pastored Hoffmeyer Road Baptist Church in Florence for the the last 13 years of his 43-year ministry. Singleton is a graduate of Charleston Southern University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Connie, are both natives of Conway and have two children — Becky, who is a Spanish teacher in Greenville; and Cory, who is a youth associate with the South Carolina Baptist Convention — and three grandchildren. After January, they will reside at their Lake Murray home.