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Chapman Luquire Obituary

As we would all like to gather to celebrate Don’s life, the family is adhering to his wishes of no service. We ask that you celebrate him in your hearts, as he strongly suggested. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his wife, Shelia Jan Dilelio; his eldest daughter, Donna R. Dilelio; and six siblings, Paul, Thelma, Pauline, Jean, Bernice, and Frederick Dilelio.

As we would all like to gather to celebrate Don’s life, the family is adhering to his wishes of no service. We ask that you celebrate him in your hearts, as he strongly suggested.
He was a beloved friend to all, a loving and awesome husband and father. He started his own very successful A/C business early on in Greenville, SC. Don’s passions were family, music, and fishing. When he wasn’t baiting a hook, he was picking his guitar. He was a master of all stringed instruments, but his favorite was his guitar. He and his friends would often gather and play “pic” to share their love for the music and their talents which filled everyone around with pure joy!He is survived by his youngest daughter, Michelle “Micki” Luquire, and her husband, P. Jason of Pawleys Island, SC; three grandchildren, P. Chapman, Lucas M. and Abigail M. Luquire.

We are sad to announce that on November 12, 2022, at the age of 28, Phillip Chapman Luquire (Pawleys Island, South Carolina) passed away. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.He was predeceased by : his grandparents, Donald and Shelia Dilelio; and his aunt Donna Dilelio. He is survived by : his parents, Jason Luquire and Micki Luquire; his siblings, Lucas and Abigail; his grandparents, Charlie and Jo Luquire; his aunt Leslie Luquire Robinson; and his uncle Cary (Robinson).Mr. John Albert Mason, age 82, departed this life on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 . Surviving relatives include his sons, Reginald L. Mason, Clifton A. Mason; daughters, Johnetta L. Mason, Sonya D. Hodge; sisters, Majorie Stewart, Shirley Hart-Chapman;… View Obituary & Service Information

                                                                           Phillip Chapman Luquire
                                                342 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island, SC                                                           Pawleys Island and Charleston, South Carolina                                                               September 1, 1994 – November 12, 2022                                       46 Gathering Lane, Pawleys Island, SC 29585

                                                                                 (28 years old)
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jan Stafford; his daughters Sherry Broeker (Chad), Brandy Bouch (Tobey), Jamie Johns (Darrell) and Laura Erskine (Tony); 12 grandchildren; a sister, Barbara June Newnam (Bob); a brother, Jeff Stafford; and many nieces and nephews.High school and college afforded Ron an opportunity to excel on the football field as a running back. He often remarked that because he was never the biggest or fastest guy out there, he had to work a lot harder.Retiring after 29 years of service to the VA Medical Center and UNC, Dr. Kelly returned to his home state to join Dr. Jason Meares in private practice at the Carolina Dental Center in Murrells Inlet. From 1999 to 2017, he served on the faculty of the dental department of Horry-Georgetown Technical College, helping train approximately 540 dental assistants and hygienists. In 2013, he received the Patron Emeritus Award for outstanding support of the college.

She is survived by her daughters, Paula Nance of Murrells Inlet and Tina N. Biddix (Charles) of Pawleys Island; her brother, Roland J. Chaplin, Ill (Mary) of Murrells Inlet; her grandchildren, Joshua Cody Wilson, Justin Jay Wilson, Jacob Forrest Wilson, Christen Marie MacKorell (John), Cynthia Ann Mitchell (Matt), Patrick Dylan Bateman; her great-grandchildren, Dargan Marie MacKorell, John Oliver MacKorell, Bennett Ann MacKorell and Amelia Marie Mitchell.After a lifetime enjoying crafts and hobbies, including throwing pottery, she began painting in 2002. Her works include dozens of oil paintings primarily of coastal scenes from the area. He and his wife traveled extensively in Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. He was a die-hard Bears and Cubs fan, and attended the Little League World Series. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lila Kittredge Endowment Fund at Christ Church Episcopal School, 245 Cavalier Dr., Greenville, SC 29607 or to a charity of your choice.Mr. Moore moved to Atlanta in 1970 where he met and married Natalie Joy Norris. They raised two sons. He enjoyed a long career in the commercial real estate industry, with the Myrick Co. and his own brokerage, the WG Moore Co., specializing in the sales of office buildings and shopping centers. She was born on April 9, 1942, in Cleveland, the daughter of William A. Riehl and Talitha H. Riehl. She graduated from Hoover High School in North Canton, Ohio, and earned a master’s degree from the University of Akron in historic clothing and textiles. “At the end of the season, the shop got robbed,” White said. “We lost a bunch of cash and lost most of the jewelry inventory. It really set us back. It was a hungry fall and winter.”At age 8, he started a newspaper route that he continued through his first year in college, showing a dilligence that would continue throughout his life. He earned a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and followed his father’s nautical path by enlisting in the Navy. He was deployed on the USS Plymouth Rock and served in Vietnam. He earned acceptance into Officers Candidate School, received a master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and worked for NASA at the Pentagon.

Known as Al, he was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Greensboro, N.C., the son of William Nelson Mead and Elizabeth Jones Mead. He served in the Army. Mr. Mead was an artist who enjoyed painting and photography. He also loved to read and spend time at the beach.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Mull joined the Air Force as a physician. Shortly after completing his tour at Tuy Hoa, Vietnam, he started his orthopedic residency in Syracuse, N.Y., and then settled down in Roanoke, Va.

He was happiest at his farm, hunt club and watching birds on his back porch with Martha. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish his whole life.
Raymond knew all of the important landmarks in the area, often yelling out and pointing at Huntington Beach, his schools, his favorite restaurants, the recycling center, as well as the UPS trucks, ambulances, and the sheriff’s vehicles, all the while singing to popular 1980s rock and roll songs.She was born in Columbia, the daughter of Guy and Frances Waites. She graduated from Dreher High School in 1953, attended the University of South Carolina, and married Bacil Dickert on Oct. 20, 1954. They lived for 35 years in South Charleston, W.Va., where Mrs. Dickert was an active member of the Woman’s’ Club. She loved playing bridge, bowling, and knitting, donating countless quilts, baby blankets, slippers and toboggans to friends and the South Charleston Heart and Hand charity.

She was born Dec. 19, 1925, in Prosperity, the daughter Henry and Janie Wessinger. A staunch supporter of the United States military, several of Ruby’s five ex-husbands served in the armed forces, and she donated her time and efforts in support of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
He was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Georgetown, a son of Richard James Ferdon and Maggie Camlin Ferdon. He was a graduate of Winyah High School and The Citadel, class of 1951, where he was a member of the Summerall Guards, the boxing team, and Block “C” Club.Mrs. Brandigon was an avid golfer and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. She was a lover of all her animals – Sandy, Butler, James and Jeter. She always looked forward to her ladies’ luncheons every month.

Mrs. Van Buren dreamed of Africa and traveled there four times, as well as to other countries on all seven continents. Her travels were a constant inspiration for the art she made. Nancy lived a full life, always grateful for loving family, dear friends, and her unfailing energy and creativity expressed in a lifetime of art.In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, John Bachman Hodge Dargan; his children, Helen Dargan Jones (Robby), Perrin Quarles Dargan III (Lisa) and Louise Dargan Hughes (Allen); his step-sons Charles Freeman Macloskie (Danae) and John Freeman Macloskie; his grandchildren, Mary Helen, Robert and Perrin Jones and Amelia Jones Spiers (Will), Sanders and Annie Dargan, and Chaplin, James, Josh and Dargan Hughes; and his step-grandchildren, Emma, Mary Hope, Amelia and Frampton Macloskie. In addition to her mother, of Pawleys Island, she is survived by her companion, Ken Watts; two daughters, Ashley Van Loon (Dean Copeland) of Grasonville, Md., and Emily Watts of Blacksburg, Va; her son, Chris Van Loon (Laura) of Maryland; her grandson, Cole Copeland of Grasonville; her brothers, Charles Newkirk Jr. (Jody) of Broken Arrow, Okla., Phillip Newkirk (Allison) of Wilmington, N.C. and John Newkirk of Pawleys Island; her sister, Sally Monaghan of Mount Pleasant; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is survived by her children, Carolyn Eberly of New Albany, Ohio, Scott Lemmon of Canton, Ohio, and Stephen Lemmon of North Canton; her grandchildren, Casey Harmon (Drew) of Sunbury, Ohio, and Lauren Eberly of Westerville; her sister, Carol Coate (Barrie) of Fairfield, Calif.,; her brother, John Riehl (Beverly) of Strongsville, Ohio; two nieces and three nephews.He is survived by his daughter, Elisabeth Mayer Kinney McNiel (Daniel) of Bennettsville; three grandchildren, Robert Leland McNiel III (Emma) of Chattanooga, Tenn., Margaret Jane McNiel of Knoxville, Tenn., and William Light Kinney McNiel of Wofford College; his great-grandchildren, Robert Leland McNiel IV and Rose Catherine McNiel; his sister-in-law, Frances Elisabeth Pegues Burroughs of Conway; a nephew, Henry Buck Burroughs III (Julie) of Brandon, Fla.; a niece, Victoria McNeill Burroughs of North Charleston; a great-nephew, Henry Buck Burroughs IV; and numerous cousins.

Mr. Jolly was always more concerned about the other guy, making sure no one was inconvenienced on his account, determined to do the right thing in every situation, and honest to a fault. As in, “Yes, officer, I was speeding.”
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Van Buren (Steve Blatt); her sister, Barbara Ermentrout; her grandsons, Daniel Baer (Brian Walsh), Peter Baer (Natalia) and Lyle Baer; her granddaughter, Merritt Baer (Landon Paik); and three great-granddaughters, Sasha, Ines and Denver.A funeral mass will be held Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will be held at a later date.He was born in Camden, N.J, the son of Olin and Barbara Warren. He spent his early years in Audubon, N.J., and spent the majority of his life in Point Pleasant Borough and Galloway Township, N.J. Growing up, he attended Valley Forge Military Academy and played American Legion baseball for Brooklawn among other hobbies.Mrs. Stallworth found time to golf, swim, practice yoga, play bridge and more. She was friendly with everyone and had many good and loyal friends. In her younger, retired years, she found time to lend a hand and volunteer, whether it be at a public garden pulling weeds, offering to tutor small children, assisting various charities or stabilizing a feral cat colony.Lachicotte recalled in a 2019 interview that he earned $1 a day, which was spending money when he was in school at Winyah High before heading to Clemson College at age 16.

Known as Connie, she was born Jan. 31, 1937, in Sumter, the daughter of Kenneth Emmitt Beck and Rosalie Neyle Beck. Her aunt, Mary Ella Neyle, also had a role in raising her. Connie graduated from Edmunds High School, where she was a cheerleader, played the piano for the chorus and was chosen for the May Court.

Mr. Gould loved sports of all kinds and was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Cowboys. He liked spending time fishing or hunting. He played in local tennis tournaments and played in pickup basketball games well into his 60s. He also loved playing golf.In addition to her daughter, Sharon, who cared for Mrs. Cumuze for many years, her family thanked Heather Almony and Karen Wigfall of Amedisys Hospice for their care.Known to her family as “Grandma Mom,” she was remembered for her strength and beauty. She enjoyed painting, beach walks, South Carolina history, political history and carpentry. Her lifelong desire was for social equality.In her personal life, she abided by the three C’s: coffee, cocker spaniels and the Cowboys. Heaven was all three together with the Cowboys winning. She liked her quiet and her Kat Martin, her bread buttered and bacon crisp.

Growing up in Spartanburg, Pep earned his Eagle Scout rank. He had passions for reading and sports. He was a serviceable basketball player, principally a shooting guard with an unstoppable ambidextrous hook shot, but his true gift was golf. He and Bob traveled around the Carolinas competing successfully in youth golf tournaments and otherwise preying on unsuspecting older golfers.
Dr. Kelly’s dental career began with five years of private practice in Spartanburg. In 1970, he joined the Veterans’ Administration as a staff dentist, serving in Salisbury, N.C., and Leavenworth, Kan., where he obtained his master’s degree and specialty degree in prosthodontics from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Mr. White worked at John Umstead Hospital in Butner, N.C., for many years and retired as the business manager. He also worked as a real estate agent for Tidewater Properties for approximately 16 years.When she moved into an assisted living facility, Mrs. Hildebrand kept a watchful eye over her fellow residents, making sure their needs were addressed by the staff. She is survived by her granddaughter, Lisa Dian Akers of Shelby, N.C.; her great-grandson, Brandon Scott “Randy” Akers (Jacquelyn) of Georgetown; and her great-great-granddaughter, Adelaide Grace Akers of Georgetown. When a restaurant closed at the Hammock Shops, several years ago, John Henry Whitmire thought about what had gone wrong. “I think they missed the idea that Pawleys Island is a very casual place; that we like our fun and we don’t like to get dressed up to have it,” he said.

The couple had two children, whom they raised where they worked: Hildebrand and Son grocery store and butcher. The family lived next to the store, which served Hartford City residents and the farmers raising corn and soy on the land surrounding the town.
A celebration of his life will be held May 22 at 3 p.m. at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. Family and friends will gather after the service at Inlet Affairs.A single parent from age 25, Mrs. Van Buren’s professional training enabled her to provide for her two young daughters. She appreciated the value of education and supported her daughters’ college goals, as her mother had done for her. She grew up in Falls Church, Va., and earned a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in New York and a master’s degree from Bloomsburg State College in Pennsylvania. Mr. Ackerman began teaching music and became the high school band director in Highland Park, N.J. Improvising and composing became a passion during these years. He also worked at the Paper Mill Theater and played at jazz clubs at night.In Pawleys Island, she began taking numerous art workshops, creating a multitude of drawings and paintings, showing her art at the Rice Museum, Georgetown Art Gallery, Gray Man Gallery and Island Art Gallery, and winning awards. Along the way, Mrs. Van Buren walked the beach for sea turtles with SCUTE for 18 years, volunteered at Brookgreen Gardens for 22 years and was president of the Friends of the Waccamaw Library, where she ushered in a popular classic French film series. In her 90s, she became a children’s book illustrator with the “Flash and Fancy” series.

Although Wayne was a revered (and often feared) attorney in the courtroom, his heart belonged at home with his family. As a self-trained gourmet chef, Mr. Byrd loved preparing amazing meals for the family and friends that regularly filled their home.
She is survived by her children, Paula Babiss (Lee) and James Tausche (Jane); her grandchildren, Lindsay Babiss Bornheimer (Will), Emily Babiss (Seán O’Mahony) and Hannah Babiss, Charlotte and Andrea Tausche; and her great-grandchildren, Emma, Taylor and Harper Bornheimer.Known as Lee, he was born July 16, 1946, in Hammond, Ind., the oldest of four children of Arthur and Nina Edwards. He graduated from high school in Chicago and entered the U.S. Naval Academy in the summer of 1964. He distinguished himself academically, was a member of the Drum and Bugle Corps and played 150-pound football. After graduation, he was accepted into William and Mary’s law school, but chose to remain in the Navy.

Arthur Lee Edwards of Pawleys Island, a retired Navy captain who commanded three nuclear submarines, died March 8 in Charleston with his wife by his side. He was 76.

In South Carolina, he spent over 10 years as a volunteer at Brookgreen Gardens. He enjoyed being a “meeter/greeter” at the restaurant and spending many hours at the “Nights of a Thousand Candles.”
In addition to his wife of 47 years, he is survived by his daughter, Tanya Ackerman; his granddaughter, Lauren Ropp; his brother, Russell Ackerman (Fran); and his niece, Jennifer Kahl.Her family thanked Monica Walker, Juanita Walker-Cooper, Keisha “Nikki” Walker and Lucinda Davis for their loving care of Mrs. Forrester over the last year.

Frances Nadine Gamble Tausche, 94, of West Hartford, Conn., a retired medical researcher and a part-time resident on Pawleys Island, died Oct. 9. She was 94.
She then followed in the footsteps of her mother and sister to attend college at Brenau Women’s College in Gainesville, Ga. While claiming it was a family tradition, in reality her attraction to Brenau was its closeness to the men at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia.

In addition to her husband, a son, William Carroll Cribb; three sisters, Juanita Gordon, Katherine Johnson and Vera Johnson; and a brother, David Porter, died before her.

She was born June 14, 1938, at her parents’ home in Ramage, W.Va., the the eldest child of William Elbert Queen and Ernie Faye Stollings Queen. She graduated in 1956 from Gauley Bridge (W.Va.) High School. In June 1959, Margaret graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Huntington, W.Va. While attending St. Mary’s, she met William Charles Moran, who was an undergraduate at Marshall University. They fell deeply in love and married on Aug. 24, 1959. In their early married life, Margaret and Bill moved quite often in an effort to advance Bill’s career in academia while simultaneously raising their two sons.
Since 1979, Mr. Kinney relished hosting family and friends at the family summer cottage in Pawleys Island. It was named “-30-”, the symbol journalists traditionally used to indicate the end of a story. She was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Graham, N.C., the daughter of Bertha Kent Guthrie and Floyd Eugene Guthrie. She grew up in Lamar. After graduating from Lamar High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Furman University. She earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in education from the University of South Carolina. She was born April 11, 1924, in Georgetown, a daughter of William Alpheus Porter and Blanche Mercer Porter. She was married to the late Ernest Cribb Jr.The couple married in Sumter on June 13, 1958, and started their family in Charleston, where Mrs. Britton’s support of Dr. Britton’s medical training began. They returned to Shaw Air Force Base in 1967 after living in Miami, Fayetteville, N.C., and Portsmouth, Va.Mr. Kinney attended the University of South Carolina College of Journalism from 1954 to 1955. He edited the college’s laboratory newspaper and later graduated with a degree in journalism in 1977. He served in the Army at Fort Jackson from 1954 to 1958. He then joined his parents in the operation of Marlboro Publishing Co. and in 1972 bought the business.

In his retirement years, he frequently traveled the U.S. as a “rent-a-doc” working in clinics and hospitals allowing young doctors to take vacations and spend holidays with their families. He also traveled to Ireland and the United Kingdom to teach and train other physicians on the latest techniques in total knee replacement surgery for Depuy and J&J.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Georgetown, where she served as treasurer and secretary of her Bible study class, treasurer of the Young as Ever group, a member of the visitation team and was a singer in the Living Christmas Tree. Mr. Moses was remembered as a man of honesty, integrity, curiosity, humor and kindness who loved his family and the natural world. He taught by example and was a friend and mentor to many. She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Leonard Nettles; her daughter, Sarah Nettles of Pawleys Island; her stepmother, Preppy Jennings, and her stepbrother, Todd Breneman, both of Greenville, N.C.His father started making rope hammocks from a pattern learned from his brother-in-law. The Lachicottes sold them at a store under their house on Pawleys Island.Mr. Baldwin also had an interest in politics. He ran for Georgetown County Council in 1979 and 1994, both times as a Republican. In between, he served on the executive committee of the county Democratic Party, which he said was the only way to get things done.“I’m a walking miracle,” she said in an interview 25 years later. She wrote about her faith in God and her battle with cancer in a book, “Dying to Live.”

She is survived by two sons, Arthur Cranwell Boensch (Claudia) and Benjamin Hord Boensch (Cecile); a daughter, Frances Boensch Murdaugh; two step-daughters, Emily Bull Williams (John) and Conyers Bull; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was born April 8 1931, in Oxford, Ohio, the daughter of Martha Coates and Alda Franklin “Bud” Hampton. The oldest of three sisters, Hazel came up during the Great Depression. She watched her mom work three jobs to take care of the family and would walk her sisters to the mailbox to pick up the child support check, then fewer than $10.He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol A. Brook; his children, Richard J. Brook Jr. of Asheville, N.C., Daniel R. Brook (Teresa St. Marten) of Portland, Ore., Timothy S. Brook (Margaret) of Duxbury, Mass., and Jennifer J. Brook (J. Dunwoody) of Laconia, N.H.; his grandchildren, Richard J. Brook III, Henry A. Brook, Samuel B. Brook, Charles Brook, Emily Brook Sahlberg, Robert Brook and Andrew Brook.

He is survived by his brothers, Ernest Clyde “Chip” Stalvey III and Rodney J. Stalvey (Lisa) of Georgetown; a sister, Leslie R. (Tony) Boyatt of Blue Ridge, Ga.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Smith Medical Clinic ( or First Tee – Coastal Carolinas ( Dr. Mull was an avid volunteer at both organizations.

Dr. DuBois was remembered as a delightful human being with the ability to quote extensively from anything he’d ever read. He was also a consummate storyteller. He is survived by his wife, Marti B. Purcell; his sons, Jason and Ryan of Winston Salem; a grandson, Nathan, of Winston Salem; his brothers, John Purcell (Judy) of Pawleys Island and William Purcell (Kay) of Awendaw; his sister, Diane Jones (Jeff) of Mount Pleasant; and many nieces and nephews. After moving to New York, he worked on Wall Street at Bankers Trust Co. while pursuing his master’s degreee in business administration at Columbia University.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 (
She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Testa Rye (Kenneth); her sons, Thomas E. Testa (Gelsa) and Edward Testa (Mary); five grandchildren, Kristin Testa, Dana Rye, Gina McGuiness (Paul), Daniel Rye and Nicole Testa; two great-grandchildren, Emersyn and Madisyn McGuinness; and 14 nieces and nephews.Over the years, Mr. Huguenin was a banker, Realtor and, most recently, owner of Huguenin Home Builders. He was a member of Christ the King Grace Church, where he served as both a junior and senior warden. It was during this time that he realized the value of vintage saxophones and became a pioneer in vintage horn restoration. His relentless pursuit of excellence earned him the moniker “King of Saxophones” and he relocated to the New York area. A larger than life character, his legendary antics and top notch collection of musical instruments drew people from around the world to his home in Irvington. She was a member of Belin Memorial United Methodist Church. She was also an avid sports fan who loved all sports at the college and high school levels. Her other interests included music, reading, traveling and the Belin Backpack Ministry that helps to prevent hunger in school-aged children.Capt. Edwards was an accomplished pilot and avid fisherman who had a deep love of the outdoors. He loved to go hiking and skiing and his many fishing trips took him to Alaska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Idaho, as well as his beloved Waccamaw River by his home.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grand Strand Humane Society, 4635 Factory Stores Blvd., Suite N 210, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 ( or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 (

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis I. Caudell; his children, Debra Gambrell (Norman), Donald Caudell Jr. (Patricia), Karen Ann Kincaid, Connie Holbert (Michael) and David Caudell (Tracey); 37 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert, of Riviera Beach, Fla.; and a large extended family.After a brief period working with Morgan Stanley in Columbia, she retired and moved to Charleston to be closer to her family and coastal friends. She was a member of the Charleston chapter of the Colonial Dames and worshiped at St. Phillips Episcopal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy; his daughters, Casey and Emily, and his sons-in-law, Will and Andrew; and his grandchildren, Ruth, Elizabeth, Henry, Sam, Matthew and David.
After Mrs. Reed’s sudden death in 1993, the next four years were tough and lonely until he met Sharron Davis. She brought him back to life and they spent the last 24 years together. They spent almost 20 years in Clearwater, Fla., until Mr. Reed had a stroke and they made the decision to move back to Myrtle Beach where two of his four children lived.After retiring from nursing, Mrs. Hildebrand lived in Ohio, Florida and finally Pawleys Island, where she helped her daughter and son-in-law run Pawleys Pantry and picked up fried chicken at Hog Heaven with her cocker spaniel Sammy riding shotgun. At 80, she finally got to see the Grand Canyon. It was about what she expected. In candid moments, she would lament there were too many men in the world. He played many sports in his youth and moved to Myrtle Beach on a soccer scholarship to Coastal Carolina University. He earned degrees in business finance and accounting. “Everyone knew Charlie,” Mr. Comfort said after the novel was published in 2005. “He would follow me into the ocean and watch me surf, and then he would get on the board himself and ride in.”A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the church columbarium. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Goldfinch Funeral Home’s Litchfield – Pawleys Chapel.

Mr. Ackerman’s love of young musicians and his kind and giving spirit led him to mentor many students. He would match their style of playing with a custom horn and mouthpiece. He leaves a multitude of recordings in genres from classical to jazz and avant-garde, including his own classical and jazz compositions. In 1979, after graduating Brenau with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management, she moved to Atlanta to begin a career in banking. He was born Jan. 5, 1936, the sixth and only surviving child of John Harold and Marie Miller DuBois. He grew up in Kent and Oxford, Ohio, attended Antioch College and graduated from Hiram College. He went on to obtain his master’s degree in library science from Kent State University and his doctorate in American studies from Case Western Reserve.He received numerous awards for his work as a litigator and served the legal profession through his leadership in the American Bar Association Section of Litigation as a member of the Trial Attorney Advisory Board, a member of council, a director of three different divisions, a chair of the Business Torts Committee and managing director.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church. His family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Burroughs Funeral Home.
When Mr. Caughman joined Jeff Hunt Machinery Co. as a private boat captain, the couple moved back to Columbia. Maryan began work at The Frame Shop, where she mastered picture framing and became a specialist in stretching, mounting and framing needlework.She was born Nov. 28, 1949, in Ottumwa, Iowa, a daughter of Robert and Alma Carr. She married Royal E. Elmendorf on Dec. 26, 1974. Upon retirement, they moved to Pawleys Island to enjoy their life together and travel the world.

He was born Aug. 2, 1944, in Ballyclare, Northern Ireland, the son of William and Mary Wickliffe. When Bill turned 21, and seeking a new adventure, he moved to Canada. He eventually signed on with Ford Motor Co., where he rose to a position of head union steward at the Toronto installation. In 1980, he met his future wife, Sybil, while he was visiting in Myrtle Beach with friends from Canada on a golf holiday. They were married a year later. Bill soon joined Sybil in her retail business, The Mole Hole.
Douglas G. Billings of Murrells Inlet, who spent a career in the hospitality industry, died Sept. 5 following a brief fight with aggressive cancer. He was 80.

She was born Sept. 2, 1929, the daughter of Nannie and Dr. Broadus Jones of Wake Forest, N.C. After graduating magna cum laude from Wake Forest College in 1949, she married and moved to Florence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church, 84 Forest Ave., Georgetown, SC 29440, or The Citadel Alumni Association, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409.She was a member of the Assembly, the Debutante Club, the Junior League of Greenville, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America and All Saints Church, where she served on the Altar Guild for 35 years. In addition, she was an avid bridge player, golfer and tennis player.

In addition to his wife of 64 years, he is survived by his daughters, Cecile L. Spivey (Steve), Virginia L. Aimar (Charles) and Louise Lachicotte; his grandchildren, Daniel Spivey (Caroline), Lauren Spivey, Adam Paquette, Charles Aimar and Margaret Aimar; and his great-granddaughter, Gibson Spivey.Mrs. Watson enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was very active in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary at Post 6444 in Georgetown.

Maryan was active in Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir – often as a soloist – and helped launch the Belin Barbecue and Christmas Bazaar. She was the first chairwoman of the administrative board.
Mrs. Salley was remembered for her uncondition al love and acceptance, her energy and her love of life. She was a mentor, friend, fitness partner and a shining light to many.

“I felt like John Henry was a mentor for me in so many ways,” White says. “Nice and naughty and adventurous. He repeatedly taught me how to live life to the fullest, recover from the hard knocks and love people unconditionally. He was a true character in the Southern sense. He was a living legend.”
She is survived by two children, Kelly Craig (Phil) and Frank Martenies (Chandra); three grandchildren, Reed Craig, Olivia Craig and Claire Martenies; two sisters, Sally Rutledge and Kim Ashenfelter; a brother, Gary Ashenfelter (Connie); and her stepmother, Rebecca Ashenfelter.

William Light Kinney Jr. of Bennettsville and Pawleys Island, a veteran journalist, historian, and civic leader, died Feb. 19 at his antebellum home, Magnolia, under his daughter’s care. He was 89.
Perrin Quarles Dargan Jr. of Mount Pleasant, a former stock broker and long-time resident of North Litchfield, died Oct. 20, after a long and courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84.