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

Columbia, SC — With profound sadness, we announce the untimely passing of Scott Malyerck, a prominent figure in South Carolina’s political landscape and a dedicated public servant. Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Scott’s legacy is marked by his exceptional contributions to upholding American Democracy, his commitment to Conservative Values, andContinue Reading

April 26, 1935 – July 27, 2023 Billy Graves (Bill) Benton, age 88, of Chapin, South Carolina, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023, surrounded by his family at home. Born on April 26, 1935, in Clarksville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Hazel Frances Graves Benton HustonContinue Reading

JANUARY 7, 1958 – JUNE 30, 2023 Vi Humphries-Racine, lovingly known as Vi, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2023, in Chapin, SC at the age of 65. She was born on January 7, 1958, to Betty and William “Bill” Gunnells. Vi was preceded in death by her parents, but their memoryContinue Reading