Post Tagged with: "1981"

J. Peter Sperr, ’81

John Peter “Pete” Sperr, 65, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest surrounded by loved ones on June 14, 2024, rejoining his beloved wife, Felicia Chisolm Wardlaw Sperr. Pete was born on May 5, 1959, in Palatine, Illinois, the son of the late Edward John and Sylvia Louise Sperr. […]

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David R. Everette, ’81

CDR David R. Everette, USNR, Ret., retired as senior Naval science instructor at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington, N.C., and will serve as youth coordinator at American Legion Post 10.

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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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Brenda M. Stevens, CGC ’81

Brenda Missel Stevens, 78, died Thursday, March 14, 2024, in Mt. Pleasant, SC. She was born on July 30, 1945, in Charleston, SC, the oldest daughter of the late Frederick G. and Alma Note Missel. She graduated from Rivers High School in 1963 and the College of Charleston in 1967. […]

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W. David Witherspoon, Jr., ’81

Dr. William David Witherspoon, Jr., of Oak Island, N.C., died of complications from ALS at Season’s Hospice in Rochester, Minnesota on December 30, 2023. David was born on April 12, 1959, to Linda Johnson Witherspoon and William David “Billy” Witherspoon in Dillon, South Carolina. He was proceeded in death by […]

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Rico Rodriguez, ’81

Colonel Rico Rodriguez, ’81, was featured in a Military Officers Association of America article on his work after retirement from the Air Force on the board of the American Latino Veterans Association and with nonprofits, Esperanza en Escalante and Women Warriors Tucson. moaa.org/content/publications-and-media/news-articles/2023-news-articles/member-spotlight/retired-decorated-air-force-pilot-gives-back-to-those-in-need

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C. Richard Richter, CGC ’81

Charles “Rick” “Ricky” Richard Richter, 78, of Ladson, SC passed away on Sunday January 15th, 2023 at 8:30pm. Rick was born November 20, 1944 to Rexford Leroy and Louise (Baumgart) Richter in Charleston, SC. Rick grew up living on John’s Island and was a country boy with a big heart that […]

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William O. Vellenoweth, ’81

William “Bill” Ophir Vellenoweth, 65 of Charleston, South Carolina, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Born May 13, 1957 in Wheeling, WV, Bill was a beloved son of Ophir Vellenoweth and the late Patti Vellenoweth (Ulrich). Bill was a loving, devoted husband to Lisa […]

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A. Stephen Nixon, ’81

Archie Stephen ‘Steve’ Nixon, 63, of Abbeville, SC passed away on April 6, 2022. He was born in Abbeville on November 14, 1958 to Elaine Payne Nixon and the late Archie ‘Bull’ Nixon. Steve attended local schools. He was employed in manufacturing management and administration across several sectors including textile […]

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Thomas F. Spearman, ’81

Thomas Franklin Spearman, 62, died at home in Moncks Corner, SC Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Mr. Spearman was born May 27, 1959, in Sumter, SC, a son of the late John Edward Spearman and Dolores Armstrong Dee Spearman. He attended school in Kingstree until his family moved to Summerville, SC, […]

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Michael J. Rowland, ’81

Dr. Michael “Mike” J. Rowland, of Trussville, Ala., was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He left this world suddenly on October 31, 2021 at the age of 62 with his family by his side. He was born to Christopher and Patricia Rowland on January 26, […]

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K. Lewis Smith II, ’81

Keating “Lewis” Smith, 62, of Gren Pond, died Saturday, August 14, 2021. The graveside service for Lewis will be held at 10 o’clock Friday, August 20th at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Congaree Cemetery, 1151 Elm Savannah Road, Hopkins, South Carolina 29061. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the […]

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Lawrence Wertan, CC ’81

Lawrence Wertan, age 77, of Toccoa, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born February 20, 1944 in Charleston, SC, he was the son of the late John Francis Wertan II and the late Erline Eugenia Bennett Wertan. Mr. Wertan was a member of Trinity […]

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Bryan L. Fisher, ’81

Bryan Lee Fisher, 62, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Marianne Keenan Cuomo Fisher, entered into eternal rest Monday, May 10, 2021. His Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 14, 2021, in the Chapel at Seacoast Church – Mt. Pleasant, 750 Long Point Rd., at 2:00 p.m. The […]

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