Reverend Harold Walter Syfrett 1923-2020

Reverend Harold Walter Syfrett WALTERBORO –  Reverend Harold Walter Syfrett, 96, of Walterboro, SC went to be with Jesus Monday, April 13, 2020, at Veterans Victory House. Although he resided in Walterboro in his last years, his heart was always in Charleston. Rev. Syfrett was born November 2, 1923, in Orangeburg, SC, a son of the late George Andrew Syfrett …

Robert E. “Bob” Rutledge 1926 – 2020

August 9, 1926 – May 16, 2020 Robert “Bob” E. Rutledge, 93, of Temperance, MI, died Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Kingston Care Center of Sylvania. Born, August 9, 1926, in Pioneer, Ohio, he was one of eleven children of Roy and Ethel (Long) Rutledge. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed at …

John Richard Goodwin Sr.1934 – 2019

John Richard Goodwin Sr. Elmira, NY – Of Elmira, NY and LakeWales, FL passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on January 5, 2019 at the age of 84. John was born on April 27, 1934 in Towanda, PA, a second son of the late James and Frances Hoffman Goodwin. John married his high school sweetheart, Patricia Adeline …

Raymon Earl Lark 1924 – 2019

Anderson – Raymon Earl Lark, Sr., 94, of Anderson, SC passed away March 6, 2019. Earl was born on November 25, 1924 to James Noah Lark and Emily Elizabeth Garrett Lark. Earl is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Miriam Ashley Lark. After WWII, he graduated from Clemson University and worked in the textile industry before retirement. Earl …

Robert Merle Henry 1938 – 2010

Robert Merle Henry, 72, of North Platte, passed away on Aug. 14, 2010, at his home at Lake Maloney. Bob was born March 11, 1938, at Grant City, Mo., to Merle and Helen (Boltz) Henry. When he was young, the family moved to Nebraska and settled in Hastings where he graduated from Hastings High School in 1956. Following graduation, he …

Richard Kiehl 1933 – 2020

Richard L. Kiehl, Captain, USN (Ret.)“Dick”It is with great sadness, but immense pride that we announce the passing of the Kiehl Family Patriarch, Dick Kiehl on December 31, 2020. A decorated Navy veteran and distinguished combat pilot, Dad was a patriot to his country and a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather to his family. To his many friends, …

Edward B. “Buzz” Purcell Jr. 1925 – 2020

Edward B. “Buzz” Purcell, Jr.May 28, 1925 – December 26, 2020 Columbia, South Carolina – Edward B. (Buzz) Purcell Jr., 95, Saturday, December 26th, 2020. Born in Newberry, SC, he was the son of the late Mr. Edward B. Purcell Sr. and Mrs. Trent Keitt Purcell.A graduate of The Citadel and University of South Carolina School of Law, Mr. Purcell …

In Memoriam

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