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“I grew up two houses down the street from Leland and his wonderful family on Andrews Farm Road. My head and heart are filled with wonderful & tender...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Virginia Heffner Boone (Ginny) - VA

“Leland and I were best friends growing up but I left the area after graduating high school. He went to PC and I went to The Citadel. I returned to...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Dr John Cochran - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Holly and family, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at and through this difficult time. Love always, Jamie Corn Dunn ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Jamie Corn Dunn - Tryon, NC

“Holly and family, I am so sorry to hear about Leland. Praying that you are finding comfort in God's love for you, and in the love and memories...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Elaine (McCorkle) Olson - Pauline, SC

“Holly, David and I are on vacation and just learned about Leland. We are SO very sorry. Remember how much fun ya'll always had at games and with each...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Edna Morris - Belleair, FL

“I was very sorry to hear about Leland. I wish to extend my heartfelt sympathy to his family. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Laurie L. King - Johns Island, SC

“I was saddened to hear the news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Robert Weston - Columbia, SC

“We have shared many good times with the Bomar family throughout the years, and our heartfelt sympathy goes out at this time. Grier and Betsy, we...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: James C. Todd III DMD - SC

“I am so sorry to hear of his passing. I worked for Leland for 12 years at Holcombe, Bomar, Cothran and Gunn and had a lot of memories. I remember...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Taryn Sims - Campobello, SC

“Holly and family. We were so shocked to hear of Leland's passing. God has really put you all thru the tests of life these past few years Holly but...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Gene & Annie Harris - Spartanburg, SC

“So sorry for your loss. He was a nice man. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Johnson - Georgetown, SC

“Our thoughts and our prayers are with his family, his friends and his staff. May wonderful memories help to sustain all during this sad time. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Gordon and Linda Cooper - SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Not only was Leland a long time friend and classmate of mine, my mother, Jane Montgmery Gresham,...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Anne Gresham O'Neal - SC

“Leland and I were in the same graduating class at Spartanburg High School (1966). My prayers are for the Holy Spirit of God to comfort his family...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Wayne Casasanta - Inman, SC

“KA pledge/fraternity brother and good friend. Sadly, our class has lost too many good men too soon. My prayers are with your family. Rufus ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: J. Rufus Bratton, jr, MD - SC

“We will miss you Uncle Leland! Love you. Rest in peace. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Molly O'Connell - Charleston, SC

“I have never lost my deep fondness for Leland. But, He is healed and light perpetual shall shine upon him. Goodbye, old friend., for now. Ann ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Ann stirling - Charleston, SC

“I was so saddened to hear the news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending lots of love! ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Marian Carroll - Pawleys Island, SC

“Holly and the entire Bomar family, I am so very sorry to hear of Leland's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Roxanne Reynolds - Gaffney, SC


Horace Leland Bomar, III, 66, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Spartanburg Medical Center after a brief illness. Born June 9, 1948, Leland was the son of the late Horace Leland, Jr. and Martha Grier Bomar.

A native of Spartanburg, Leland attended Spartanburg City Schools. He was a graduate of Presbyterian College and a member of The Kappa Alpha Order. He received his JD Degree from the University of South Carolina and was formerly a partner with Holcombe Bomar, P.A.

He was a lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon and was also a member and past president of The Spartanburg Kiwanis Club. Leland served on the board of SPACE and recently enjoyed delivering meals for Mobile Meals. He was a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg and was a member of the American Bar Association.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 22 years, Halina "Holly" Burrell Bomar; his children, James Stirling Bomar (Jill) of Atlanta, GA, Martha Grier Bomar (Josh Linder) of Harrisonburg, VA, Ann Bomar Caudle (Lawrence) of Spartanburg, SC, John Stewart Bomar (Kaitlin) and Elizabeth Dorothy Lundeen Bomar, all of Greenville, SC. He is also survived by stepchildren, Halina Joanne Riddle of Greenville, SC, Melody Riddle Clifford (Jared) of Tampa, FL; and grandchildren, Martha Ann Elizabeth "Mae" Bomar, William George Bomar, Jacob Stirling Linder, and Jude David Linder. In addition to his children and grandchildren, he is survived by his brother, James Grier Bomar (Rebecca) of Spartanburg, SC; sister, Betsy Bomar Littlejohn (Chris) of Greenville, SC; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the home at 107 Briarwood Ct., Spartanburg, SC. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 12, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church, by The Rev. Dr. Thomas Evans, The Rev. Joanne Hull, and Mr. Robert Bannan.

Honorary Escort will be members of The Second Wednesday Supper Club.

No flowers please, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Thomson Fund c/o First Presbyterian Church, 393 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302; Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304; or SPACE, 100 East Main Street Suite 7B, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

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