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Palmetto Priory No. 54 Knights of the York Cross of Honour

South Carolina

About the

Palmetto Priory No. 54 Knights of the York Cross of Honour

CHARTERED, OCTOBER 6. 1956
The Knight York Cross of Honor (KCCH) is an Honorary & Invitational York Rite Masonic Body.
Requirement: Presided over ALL FOUR York Rite Bodies

Under the jurisdiction of the

Convent General Knights of the York Cross of Honour

https://kych.org/

Meeting Time & Location

Annual Meeting - Third Saturday in April
(Check York Rite Home Page calendar to confirm.)
Due to the Chair Degrees being conferred at the 2024 Grand York Rite Sessions, the next Chair Degrees are scheduled for the morning of the KYCH meeting date in 2025. Times will be posted on the SCGYR Home Page Calendar.
KYCH meeting will start at 1:00 PM after the lunch break.

Dress Code

Officers and Degree Team: Tux, Members: Tux or Dark Suit

Contact info

Robert J. “Bob” Bean, Sr.
724 Kitty Ln
Florence SC 29501-8836
Tel. No.: (843) 407-7389
e-mail: [email protected]

Officers

2023-24
Prior Richard W Sealy {4}
Deputy Prior Rawl J Scheibler {2}
Warder Harvey B. Bailey {1&2}
Treasurer Dana Rickards PP
Registrar Robert J Bean Sr PP
Prelate Marcus Burdette {3}
Orator Gary Sowell {5}
Herald Ricky C. Freeman {6}
Director of Work John R Bowker

Degree Team(s)

KYCH Degree Team
Office Primary Alternate
Prior Rob Lacer
Deputy Richard Sealy
Warder Pete Bailey Tony Bizakis
Prelate Kenny Miles
Registar Bob Bean Sr.
Orator Robert Saverance
Herald Charles Varn
Lodge Lecture Richard Valentine
Chapter Lecture Jon Majerus
Council Lecture John R. Bowker
Commandery Lecture Will Ghent
Music/Prompter Rob Lacer

Past Officers

Past Presidents of  the Past Presidents Association No. 2
* Thomas P Johnson 1928
* O Frank Hart 1929-1931
* W W Wannamaker 1932-1938
* Joseph Lindsay 1938-1944
* Sam T Landham 1945-1949
* Paul T McNeel 1950
* A J M Wannamaker 1951
* Fred S McFadden 1952
* Joseph E Hart 1953
* Jack C Pate 1954
* Harry R Stevens 1955
* John S Taylor 1956
* Robert W Coleman 1957
Past Priors of Palmetto No. 54 KYCH
* Henry F Collins 1957-1958
* Dr William E Simpson 1959
* Dr E I Johnson 1960
* J Anderson Bass 1961
* R Lewis Smith 1962
* Marion A Park 1963
* William M White 1964
* George H Rodgers 1965
* Joseph Miller Black Sr 1966
* V P Patterson 1967
* Thomas B Clark Sr 1968
* Samuel A Bannister 1969
* Claude D Robertson 1970
* Marion L Watson 1971
* W C Sheely Jr 1972
* Hugh N Layne 1973
* J C “Mike” Hubbard Jr 1974
* Andrew C Grambling 1975
* Robert C Thomas 1976
* J B McGuirt 1977
* T Scott Godfrey 1978
* John V Walters 1979
* Thomas B Clark Jr 1980
* J D Penley Jr 1981
* Willard F Bond 1982
* Robert F Secrest 1982
* W Jay Horne 1983
* John A Dixon 1984
* Lowell M Reed 1985
* T Harry White 1986
* Wallace J Knopp 1986
* George W Romanstine 1987
* G Ray Marsh 1988
Dr Norman E Wood Sr 1989
* Sam L Grant Jr 1989
* Vernon A Amick 1991
* Charles C Adams 1992
* Ford M Thornton 1993
* Richard L Harding 1994
* Thomas A Bolt 1995
* R Henry Brown 1996
* Alfred Allsbrook 1997
* Charles E Jernigan 1998
* Everette T Deitz 1999
J Gordon Cartrette 2000
^ Jesse C Branham 2001
C E “Bud” Turner 2002
Johnnie T Morris 2003
* Carl R Truesdale 2004
D Samuel Tennyson Sr 2005
* Robert D Yonce 2006
# J Allen Prescott 2007
* J Frank Gilliland 2008
* H Gregory Hiers 2009
H E J “Smokey” Ferguson 2010
Robert J ‘Bob’ Bean Sr 2010
Doug G Lee 2011
* William R Logan 2012
S Hal Gregory 2013
* G Kent Elkins 2014
Phillip G Russell 2015
Robert J ‘Robby’ Bean Jr 2016
Bobby J Sprouse 2017
Michael E Copeland 2018
C Roy Alsbrooks Jr 2019-2020
Dana P Rickards 2021
Rev Haywood Fowler 2022
Richard W Sealy 2023
* Deceased
# Withdrew
H Honorary

KYCH Priories

Palmetto Priory No. 54 Knights of the York Cross of Honour