William Henry Luther, a veteran of the war in Vietnam and longtime resident of Edgecliff Village, Texas, passed away on December 10, 2023 in his home. Bill, as he was known to most, was born on November 7, 1939 to Kirk Charles Luther and Elizabeth (Betty) Jane Luther in Berwyn,Continue Reading

Edward J. Sadaka 1948 – 2024 Edward J. Sadaka of Brooklyn, New York, was born on December 19, 1948, and he passed away May 14, 2024, at age 75 in Irmo. Eddie is the son of the late Edward Sadaka and the late Lillian Makhoul. He grew up in Brooklyn,Continue Reading

July 22, 1947 – April 9, 2024 Freddie Wilson McCurdy, 76, of Lexington passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024. He was born in Columbia, on July 22, 1947 to the late Annie Mae Prosser and Manny “Mac” McCurdy. Fred worked in emergency services as an EMT/Paramedic and retired as aContinue Reading

Gene Porter, 88, of Columbia, passed away December 18, 2023. He was born on August 2, 1935, in Montgomery, Alabama. Gene, also known as Millard Eugene Porter Sr, was an outgoing and charismatic person, and people were drawn to him. Gene had a keen analytical mind that served him wellContinue Reading

September 16, 1943 – December 13, 2023 Brigadier General Richard Furman Jackson III, SCSG (ret.) of Columbia passed away peacefully December 13, 2023. Originally from Sumter, Richard was a graduate of Edmunds High School and a proud member of the class of 1965 at The Citadel. He earned his Master’sContinue Reading

James Carl Oakley, 81, of Columbia, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2023. He was born in Bessemer, Alabama, on August 22, 1942, to James Carel Oakley and Frances Vines Oakley. James was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Irmo. He was very active in the church, servingContinue Reading

Chester Leroy Gibson, 82, of Irmo, passed away peacefully at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at home in the arms of his loving wife. Leroy was born August 28, 1941, to Lester and Bridget (Huges) Gibson. He was an educator, a coach, a painter, a woodworking teacher, and startedContinue Reading

February 16, 1935 – August 11, 2023 Joseph Edward “Joe Ed” Nash, Sr. , 88, went to his eternal home in Heaven Friday, August 11, 2023, in Irmo. He was born to Coy Lecil and Maidee Wozencraft Nash in Blount County, Alabama on 16 February 1935. Growing up, Joe wasContinue Reading

September 26, 1931 – September 5, 2023 Helen Wingate Bass, age 91, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at her home in Lexington. She was the daughter of Helen Owen and Robert Lee Wingate. Helen was a graduate of Dreher High School and Columbia Hospital’s School of Nursing. SheContinue Reading

January 2, 1980 – August 3, 2023 Edgemoor, South Carolina – We are devastated to announce the passing of Ernest Sidney Austin III, (Little Bud) passed Thursday August 03, 2023. Austin is survived by his wife, April Austin, his children, Sidney Austin, Caitlyn Austin and Bentley Austin. He is alsoContinue Reading

March 7, 1939  –  August 4, 2023 Kenneth R Uschelbec of Columbia, died Friday, August 4, 2023, at Generations of Irmo. He was 84 years old. Ken was a native of Cleveland, OH. After graduating from Fairview High School, he attended Muskingum College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree.  After overContinue Reading