Charleston Obituaries

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  • 10 hrs ago | via Post and Courier 

    Former Lt. Gov. Burnet Maybank Jr. dies at age 92

    Burnet Rhett Maybank Jr., of Charleston, an Army veteran, former S.C. lieutenant governor, retired attorney, General Assembly member, Charleston County Council member and widower of Marion Mitchell Maybank, died Tuesday. He was 92. Maybank was born in Charleston, May 2, 1924, to the late S.C. Senator and Governor, Burnet Maybank Sr. He enrolled at The Citadel in 1941, but dropped out to serve in the U.S. Army Air Force as a B-17 bomber pilot during World War II.


  • Tuesday Oct 18 | via The Review 

    Gabriel 'Gabe' John Lawrence Blankenship

    Gabriel "Gabe" John Lawrence Blankenship, of Salem, Ohio, went home on Sunday, October 16, 2016, while surrounded by his family and under the care of Select Specialty Hospital, Boardman Campus, who tended so gently to him for most of his journey following a July auto accident in Beaver Township, Ohio. He was only 22. Gabe was born on April 29, 1994, in Charleston, South Carolina, a town he admired very much, a son to John D. Blankenship & Tammy S. Garver.


  • Tuesday Oct 18 | via The Star 

    Phraments from Phyllis: a time to live, a time to die

    I am reaching the point that I am becoming the older generation as those who were closer to my parents age are dying and, sadly, a few of my contemporaries are dying as well. I reported on the death of Rev.


  • Monday Oct 17 | via Summerville Journal Scene 

    Dorothy Werner Cuthbert

    Dorothy Werner Cuthbert “Dottie,” 96, of Summerville, SC died peacefully Thursday, October 13, 2016 at The Village of Summerville. She was loved and surrounded by family and friends.


  • Monday Oct 17 | via Post and Courier 

    Lowcountry loses a legend as Modie Risher passes

    Burke High School coaching legend and longtime educator Modie Risher died Monday morning at age 88. In 2013, the Burke band played “Happy Birthday” for him. A true Lowcountry coaching legend has passed away as former Burke High School coach and administrator Modie Risher died on Monday at the age of 88. Risher was a three-sport star at Burke, excelling in football, basketball and baseball.


  • Monday Oct 17 | via Hampton County Guardian 


    Mr. Charles Thomas "Tommy" Gatch passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Born in Ridgeland, SC, he was the only child of the late Raymond Frederick Gatch and Thelma Hunt Gatch.


  • Saturday Oct 15 | via 

    Michael S. Dawkins

    Michael Shelton Dawkins of Spotsylvania County, Va., formerly of Alexandria, passed away on October 4, 2016. He was an Air Force Vietnam veteran.


  • Friday Oct 14 | via Post and Courier 

    At Keith Scott funeral on James Island, many draw in...

    But Michelle Cromwell, a singer and songwriter, wasn't moved to write about police-involved deaths of black men until her longtime friend, Keith Scott, was shot by officers last month in Charlotte, where they both lived. She happened upon the shooting scene that day, not realizing her friend since their childhood in Charleston lay bleeding nearby.


  • Friday Oct 14 | via WIS-TV Columbia 

    Funeral service held for Keith Lamont Scott on James...

    The funeral for Keith Lamont Scott, the man shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer, was held on James Island Friday morning. Around 200 people gathered inside First Baptist Church of James Island to say goodbye to Keith Scott, a James Island native, who they say was a great father, husband, son, brother, and friend.


  • Wednesday Oct 12 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Lakeland, Brian a. MacGILLIVRAY Lakeland - Brian a. ...

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for BRIAN A. MacGILLIVRAY LAKELAND - Brian A. MacGillivray o Lakeland. BRIAN A. MacGILLIVRAY LAKELAND - Brian A. MacGillivray of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Kennebunkport, ME and Belmont, MA, died suddenly after a brief illness on October 4th, 2016.


  • Tuesday Oct 11 | via WMBF 

    Family left searching for daughter's kitten after ev...

    The Byrd family fled Charleston last Wednesday to ensure their entire family would be safe ahead of Hurricane Matthew. But in just a split second, a wreck along the way led to the loss of a beloved family pet.


  • Tuesday Oct 11 | via Post and Courier 

    Whipper family looking for sona s stolen artwork

    Jasiri Whipper died in a car accident in 2008. Several of his paintings were stolen during the Hurricane Matthew evacuation and his parents, including State Rep. Seth Whipper, are looking for them.


  • Monday Oct 10 | via Goose Creek Gazette 

    Carol Leggett Eberhardt

    Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, October 13, 2016 at 11 o'clock at St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Summerville Cemetery.


  • Thursday Oct 6 | via The Salinas Californian 

    Marina's T. C. Zmak releases latest graysuit novel

    Marina's T. C. Zmak releases latest graysuit novel Apparently dead at the end of the last book, Tristan returns with a vengence Check out this story on "Rising"... by T. C. Zmak, published by CreateSpace, Charleston, SC, available on This is the second book in the "Dark Surf" series. The saga of the vampire sharks off the Californian Coast continues.


  • Wednesday Oct 5 | via The Kingstree News 

    Obituaries Oct. 5, 2016

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 11am in Graham Funeral Home Chapel. A musical gathering will take place for thirty minutes prior to the service.


  • Monday Oct 3 | via Charleston City Paper 

    The Agenda: Myrtle Beach Hard Rock pyramid closes; T...

    Well, the Hard Rock Cafe pyramid in Myrtle Beach is officially closed and will soon be demolished. The restaurant is moving into the main part of the Broadway at the Beach complex.


  • Sunday Oct 2 | via Post and Courier 

    Funeral for Keith Lamont Scott to be held at James I...

    A police officer shot a Keith Lamont Scott, a black man, at an apartment complex in Charlotte on Sept. 20, authorities said, prompting angry street protests.


  • Sunday Oct 2 | via WCNC-TV Charlotte 

    Keith-Scott-Shooting 7 mins ago 4:00 p.m.Funeral arr...

    Scott died on September 20 after he was shot by a CMPD officer near his home in northeast Charlotte. Scott's death led to protests that turned violent in uptown Charlotte, which resulted in over 80 arrests by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.


  • Saturday Oct 1 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Veva Thompson

    Veva Jewel Jordan Thompson, 92, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at her daughter's home in Brevard, N.C. She was a member of First United Methodist Church for 53 years and taught Sunday School for 45 years.


  • Saturday Oct 1 | via Post and Courier 

    With 27 killings, North Charleston copes with a numb...

    Gunfire is no stranger to her North Charleston community, and she knew the city was facing one of its deadliest years ever. But the “pop, pop, pop” she heard this time was close.