Post Tagged with: "1954"

Henry J. (Jerry) Thayer, ’54

COL Henry Jerome (Jerry) Thayer, USA, Ret., of Hampton, Va., passed into eternity on Christmas Morning at 1:10 AM at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, VA. He was born on Sept. 9, 1932 in New Castle, PA to Henry Donald Thayer and Nancy Iris (Taylor.) Jerry was a veteran […]

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Carl B. Bliesener, ’54

Carl Brownlo Bliesener, of Charleston, entered into eternal rest on December 30, 2021 in Charleston, SC. Mr. Bliesener was born in Columbia, SC on April 4, 1932 to Major Arthur G. and Irene Bliesener. Throughout his youth, he travelled extensively with his parents and older brother, Arthur, to many areas […]

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Daniel E. Mengedoht, ’54

Daniel Edward Mengedoht, MD, of Charleston, husband of Marjorie Merritt Mengedoht, MD, died December 26, 2021. He was born September 25, 1932, son of Lanville Henry and Claudia Vincent Mengedoht. Siblings were Claudia (Dr. James) Cain, Lanville Mengedoht, Agnes (Timothy) Street, Ruth (David) Long, Barbara (Tom) Bell, and Patty ( […]

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Kenneth W. Pearce, Sr., ’54

Lt. Col. Kenneth William Pearce Sr., 89, went home to be with the Lord on December 27, 2021. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Marianne York Pearce; son, Kenneth Pearce Jr. (Nancy); daughters, Gina Best and Rosemary Kross (David); and grandchildren, Will Best (Laura), Pearce Kross, Marianne Pearce, Tygen […]

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Thaddeus B. Welch, Jr., ’54

Thaddeus Baynard Welch, Jr. Wilmington Island, GA Thad died at his home on Wilmington Island on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Sally Osteen Welch for nine wonderful years of marriage. Preceding him in death was his adoring wife of almost fifty-five years, Ethel Sponseller […]

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Joel R. Steine, ’54

A memorial service for retired Lt. Col. Joel R. Steine, 87, of Killeen, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen. Inurnment with military honors will follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen. Mr. Steine died Sept. 26, 2021. He was born Sept. […]

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Allan P. Bruner III, ’54

Dr. Allan Preston Bruner, III, 88, of Sumter, widower of Helen Banks Bruner, died Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. He was born January 26, 1933, in Columbia, SC to Elsie Elaine Coffin Bruner formerly of Prince Edward Island, Canada and Captain Allan Preston Bruner, II of […]

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Donald B. Miller, ’54

Donald B. Miller, age 89, of Lakeville, Mass., formerly of Rye, New York, died on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at his home. Born in Mount Kisco, New York, he was the son of the late Paul & Marium (Barrett) Miller. Donald grew up in Rye, New York, attended Rye High […]

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Charles M. Jenkins, ’54

Charles McBryde Jenkins, Jr., of Chapin, was born June 30, 1932, and passed away June 07, 2021. He was born in Old Fort, North Carolina, and was the son of Nan Edwards Jenkins and Charles M. Jenkins, Sr. At the age of four, the family moved to Walhalla, SC where […]

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Wallace G. Putnam, ’54

Wallace (Wally) G. Putnam, age 89, of Goodyear, Ariz., passed away peacefully with family by his side May 21, 2021. He would tell you, the G stands for George, Gordon, and God and don’t you forget it! Born in 1931, Jacksonville, Florida to George Arthur Putnam and Verlie Anne Rickenbaker […]

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James Kent Van Ness, Jr., ’54

James Kent Van Ness, Jr., of Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 8, 2021. A service in celebration of his life will be held in Charleston, SC at a later time. Jim was born October 9, 1931 in Charleston, son of the late James Kent Van Ness, […]

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Robert S. Poydasheff, ’54

Robert Stephen Poydasheff, Sr. 90, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital. A private family graveside service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 in Parkhill Cemetery with Father David Hudson of Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church officiating . McMullen Funeral Home and Crematory […]

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John R. Geiger, Jr., ’54

It is with great sadness that the family of John Raymond Geiger, Jr. (Jack), of Melbourne, Fla., announce his passing on Saturday, August 22 at the age of 89. He passed peacefully surrounded by his family. Jack was born in Plainfield, NJ in “the middle of June”, 1931 to John […]

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Robert Heron, ’54

Robert (Bob) Heron, Jr., 87, of North Charleston, SC, was raised to eternal life on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Bob was born and raised in Plainfield, NJ and graduated from The Citadel in 1954. He served his country as a USAF pilot, earning numerous medals for his bravery during his […]

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Frank J. Wyman, Jr., ’54

Dr. Frank James “Bubber” Wyman, 88, of West Columbia, died June 15, 2020 at Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community. He was born March 30, 1932 in Denmark, SC, at the home of his grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Joel Wentworth Wyman (Ann Lucas Maybank). He was the son of the late […]

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