Joseph E. Meachum, Sr., ’59

Joseph Ernest Meachum, Sr., retired owner of Melia’s Hardware and a past Summerville Commissioner of Public Works, passed away at The Claibourne in Summerville, SC, May 19, 2024. A celebration of his life will be held at Summerville Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 11:00 am. The family […]

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Daniel R. Simonelli, ’61

Daniel Simonelli passed away peacefully on May 18,2024, in Denton Texas, surrounded by family. Born and raised in Norwich Ct, Dan was a graduate of Norwich Free Academy and the Citadel Military College. He proudly served in the Army and began his career as a teacher in Montville Ct, while […]

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Mark W. Woods, Jr., ’92

In a heartfelt announcement today, Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann shared the devastating news of the sudden passing of Councilman Mark Woods. At the age of 54, Councilman Woods succumbed to an apparent heart attack. Councilman Woods was elected to office in November of 2023 to represent Ward 1, which encompasses […]

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Debra C. Tatum, CGC ’81

Debra Coleman Tatum, 71, of Charleston and recently Seneca, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Friday, May 10, 2024. Debra was born March 14, 1953 at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines to the late Colonel William (Bill) Coleman and Rebecca (Betty) Varn Coleman. Growing up as a daughter […]

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Sean P. McDerby, ’96

Sean Patrick McDerby, of Hockessin, Del. died Tuesday, May 14, 2024. He was appointed a Trooper on April 1, 1998 and graduated from the 68th Academy Recruit Class. Upon graduation he did his Field Training at Troop 3, Camden and Troop 7, Five Points. Upon completion of Field Training he was assigned […]

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Bernard O. Nettles, ’60

Bernard (Bernie) Oliver Nettles, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., husband of Jane B. Nettles, entered into eternal rest on May 7, 2024. His memorial service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 2:00 pm at Grace Church Cathedral Columbarium, 98 Wentworth Street, Charleston, S.C. Bernie was born in Charleston, […]

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Mary B. Heath, CGC ’75

Mary Seabrook “Bebo” Bradley Heath, 80, of Daniel Island, South Carolina, wife of Douglas McArthur Heath, entered into eternal rest Sunday, May 5, 2024. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt. Pleasant Chapel. Bebo was born February 15, 1944 in Columbia, South Carolina, daughter of the late Curtis Lee Bradley […]

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Walter L. Hunter III, ’82

Lt. Col. Walter Lester “Tripp” Hunter, III (SCANG, Retired), 63, of Lexington, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2024. Born on October 20, 1960, he was the son of Walter L. Hunter Jr. and the late Ann Young Hunter. He graduated from Hammond High School and The Citadel. Tripp married […]

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Benjamin T. (Tim) Felder, Jr., ’62

Benjamin Tillman “Tim” Felder, Jr., 84, of Travelers Rest, passed away Friday, May 3, 2024. Mr. Felder was born in Orangeburg April 8, 1940, a son of the late Benjamin and Nelle Bamberg Felder. He was a 1958 graduate of Bamberg High School. He continued his education by receiving a […]

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Rupert E. Pate, Jr., ’59

With courage and grace, Rupert Eldridge Pate, Jr. took the next step on his spiritual journey by welcoming death like an old friend on the afternoon of March 2, 2024. Rupert lived as a gentle and beautiful soul. He understood that we are all truly connected, and that our relationships […]

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Richard S. Ray, ’06

CDR Richard S. Ray, USN, assumed command of the guided-missile cruiser USS O’Kane (DDG 77) after 18 years of active duty in the Navy.

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Everett D. Hockenberry, Jr., ’62

Everett Dale Hockenberry Jr, born March 15, 1940, passed away, May 3, 2024, at the age of 84 in Myrtle Beach, SC.Everett was born in Pittsburg, PA and was a well-rounded young man. He was a student athlete, musician, and an eagle scout. He always had a heart to serve […]

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John B. Bond, ’74

John B. Bond, of Saint Cloud, Fla., was born on January 7, 1952 in Selma, Alabama. He unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at the age of 72 leaving a legacy behind. He is survived by his beautiful wife, Judith D. Bond, who he told he loved every […]

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Leon Bryant III, ’89

Leon Bryant III, 57, was born on March 6, 1967 in Ruffin, South Carolina and passed away on April 26, 2024 in Savannah, Georgia. He attended Bells Elementary School, Smoaks Middle School, Wade Hampton High School, and The Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Leon worked for Chatham Parkway Subaru.

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