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In Memorium - 2009

December 

Class of 1943: Robert "Bob" Pearson Beckelheimer died on December 9, 2009. 

Class of 1949: John Thomas “J.T.” Cothran (non-graduate) died on December 18, 2009.  Mr. Cothran lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.jmdunbar.com.

Class of 1952: Robert Edwin Henderson (non-graduate) died on December 8, 2009.  Mr. Henderson lived in Chesnee, S.C.  Details are available at www.eggersfuneralhome.com

Class of 1961: Tony Brown Miller died on December 17, 2009.  Mr. Miller lived in Chesterfield, S.C.  Details are available at www.mrcfuneralhome.com.

Class of 1964: Wilson Frederick Baker (non-graduate) died on December 22, 2009. 

Class of 1965: James "Jimmy" Saunders Rogers, III died on December 24, 2009.  Details are available at Goldfinchfuneralhome.com

Class of 1969: Ernest Alexander Holt, Jr. (non-graduate) died on December 15, 2009. 

 Class of 1970: Dr. Augustus "Gus" Massebeau Boland, Jr. died on December 2, 2009.  

Class of 1975: Cathy Lynn Giles Cash died on December 21, 2009.  Details are available at www.cathy-cash.virtualmemorials.com.

Class of 1980: James Kent Pierce died on December 29, 2009.  Mr. Pierce lived in Buford, G.A.  Details are available through the Flanigan Funeral Home.

November 

Class of 1938: Leon Wilbur Vehorn (non-graduate) died on November 23, 2009.  Mr. Vehorn lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1949: Charles Harrison Bullington (non-graduate) died on November 23, 2009. 

Class of 1952: 
Dr. Edward Milton Berckman
died on November 28, 2009.  Mr. Berckman lived in Valdosta, G.A.  Details are available through the Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Bennie Turner Case died on November 18, 2009. Mr. Case lived in Spartanburg, S.C. Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1960: William Legrand Drew (non-graduate) died on November 27, 2009.  Details are avilable through the Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home.

Class of 1961: Dr. Harold Edward Fleming died on November 7, 2009.  Dr. Fleming lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1962: Barnwell Rhett Baker, Jr. died on November 10, 2009. 

Class of 1967: Capers Franklin Smith, Jr. died on November 1, 2009. 

Class of 1971: Charles Richard “Dick” Kelly died on November 3, 2009.  Mr. Kelly lived in Columbia, S.C.  Details are available at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

October 

Class of 1940:  Robert Beasley Gamble died on October 18, 2009.  Mr. Gamble lived in Lake City, S.C.  Details are available through the Brockington Funeral Home in Lake City, SC.

Class of 1941: 
Robert Merrill Courtney
(non-graduate) died on October 21, 2009.  Details are available through the Stou-Denmire-Dowling Funeral Home.
James C. Ritter died on October 14, 2009.  Details are available at www.waresmithwoolever.com.

Class of 1943: Tyrus Raymond Wood died on October 5, 2009.  Mr. Wood lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1945: Dr. Lawson Hamilton Bowling, Jr. died on October 31, 2009.  Details are available through the H.M. Patterson and Son Funeral Home.

Class of 1950: Donald Benjamin Greene died on October 28, 2009.  Mr. Greene lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1983: Timothy Michael Wheatley died on October 5, 2009.  Mr Wheatley lived in Monkton, M.D.  Details are available at www.evansfuneralchapel.com.

Class of 2008:  Jonathan Alexander McCollough died on October 16, 2009.  Details are avaliable at www.bullockfuneralhome.com.

September
Class of 1942: Cary Talmage Isley, Jr.
died on September 28, 2009.

Class of 1953: Henry Radcliffe Sims died on September 19, 2009.  Mr. Sims lived in Orangeburg, S.C.  Details are available through the Dukes-Harley Funeral Home.

Class of 1957: Lindsay Cody Robinson died on September 2, 2009. 

Class of 1970: Phillip Charles Katrosh (decease date not given).  Details are available through the Lanford Funeral Home.

Class of 1974: Ronald David Jones died on September 18, 2009.  Details are available through the Eggers Funeral Home.

Class of 1975: Steven Wayne Linder died on September 23, 2009.  Mr. Linder lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1979: Cecil Clifton Corbett, III died on September 24, 2009.  Mr. Corbett lived in Bishopville, S.C.  Details are available through the Norton Funeral Home. 

August 

Class of 1933: Jordan Arthur Dean died on August 31, 2009.  Mr. Dean lived in Clemson, S.C.  Details are available at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com.

Class of 1940: Kenneth Wilson Bedenbaugh died on August 15, 2009.  Details are available through the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home.

Class of 1942: Frank Owen Ezell died on August 6, 2009.  Mr. Ezell lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1947: Dr. Marion Josiah Hatchett died on August 7, 2009.   

Class of 1949: Frank Dale Batchelor died on August 17, 2009.  Details are available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

Class of 1950: 
Leo Winfred Alley
died on August 20, 2009.  Mr. Alley lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.
Dr. Rufus Gray Hoover died on August 31, 2009.  Dr. Hoover lived in Charlotte, N.C.  Details are available at www.hankinswhittington.com.
Rev. Dr. Prentice Earle Whitlock died on August 15, 2009.  Rev. Whitlock lived in Hicksville, N.Y.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1951: 
Billy Sparks Genoble
died on August 31, 2009.  Mr. Genoble lived in Union, S.C.  Details are available at www.holcombefuneralhomes.com.
Rev. Robert Cleo Faulkner died on August 13, 2009.  Rev. Faulkner lived in Florence, S.C.  Details are available at www.cainfuneralhome.com.

Class of 1954: John Clem Snyder, Jr. died on August 11, 2009.  Mr. Snyder lived in Georgetown, S.C.  Details are available through the Mayer Funeral Home.

Class of 1964: Grover "Buddy" Sefton Parnell, Jr. died on August 1, 2009.  Mr. Parnell lived in Wellesley, M.A.  Details are available through the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home.

Class of 1966: Jack Donald Walker died on August 16, 2009.  Mr. Walker lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

July 

Class of 1947: Jack Edward Foster died on July 27, 2009.  Details are available through the Blaylock Funeral Home.

Class of 1950: William “Dub” F. Warlick died on July 11, 2009.  Mr. Warlick lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.jmdunbar.com.

Class of 1955: 
Colonel Harvey Laralle Adams, Jr.
died on July 2, 2009.  Colonel Adams will be buried in the National Cemetery.
Hazel Keaton Linder died on July 1, 2009.  Ms. Linder lived in Gaffney, S.C.  Details are available through the Blakeley Funeral Home.

Class of 1956: Dan Wallace Shealy died on July 10, 2009.  Mr. Shealy lived in Winterville, G.A.  Details are available at Lord and Stephens East Funeral Home.  

Class of 1959: William Maxie “Mac” Smiley died on June 25, 2009.  Mr. Smiley lived in Rock Hill, S.C.  Details are available through the Green Funeral Home in Rock Hill, S.C. 

Class of 1965: Robert "Bob" Eugene Derrick died on July 30, 2009.  Mr. Derrick lived in Georgetown, S.C.  Details are available through the Graham Funeral Home.

Class of 1973: Steven Wayne Williams died on July 28, 2009.  Details are available through the H.D. Oliver Funeral Home.

Class of 1978: Mary Susan Lancaster died on July 2.  Ms. Lancaster was the Assistant Director of Admissions at Wofford.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1981: Stephen Hyland Tyler died on July 2, 2009.  Mr. Tyler lived in Gaffney, S.C.  Details are available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.   

June 

Class of 1940: Joe C. Durham died on June 4, 2009.  Mr. Durham lived in Pickens, S.C.  Details are available at www.dillardfunerals.com.

Class of 1945: Warren Henry Abernathy died on June 22, 2009.  Mr. Abernathy lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1947: Dr. Boyd Lemuel Hames died on June 17, 2009.  Mr. Hames lived in Union, S.C.  Details are available at www.holcombefuneralhomes.com.

Class of 1947: Floyd Lee Heckard died on June 28, 2009.  Details are available through Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

Class of 1949: Robert Jennings Jones died on June 4, 2009. Mr. Jones lived in Columbia, S.C.  Details are available at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Class of 1962: Dr. Harry Albert Allen, Jr. died on June 20, 2009.  Dr. Allen had been living in Carbondale, Illinois.

Class of 1982: William Dwayne Brown died on June 9, 2009.  Mr. Brown lived in Greensboro, N.C.  Details are available at www.news-record.com/obituaries.

May 

Class of 1939: John Lovelace Gunter died on May 4, 2009.

Class of 1942: Byron Scott Davis died May 7, 2009.  Mr. Davis lived in Brunswick, G.A. Details are available at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.  

Class of 1942: William “Bill” Sumter Minter, Jr. died on May 4, 2009. Mr. Minter lived in Columbia, S.C. Details are available at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Class of 1951: James "Jim" Charles Thrower died on May 6, 2009.  Details are available through the Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

Class of 1958: Bobby Eugene Gregory died on May 25, 2009. Mr. Gregory lived in Spartanburg, S.C. Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1980: Kevin Dale Ballard died on May 4, 2009. Mr. Ballard lived in Upper Black Eddy, P.A.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1983: Brooks Roy Burdette died on May 13, 2009.  Mr. Burdette lived in Demorest, G.A. Details are available through the Whitfield Funeral Home North Chapel.

April 

Class of 1938: Woodrow Wilson Hubbard died on Apr. 26, 2009.  Mr. Hubbard lived in Bennettsville, S.C.  Details are available through the Whitner-Evans Funeral Home.

Class of 1949: Marvin E. Harrison died on Apr. 5, 2009.  Details are available through the Michael A. Glenn Funeral Home.


Class of 1950: 
Melvin Frank Bagwell died on Apr. 5, 2009.  Mr. Bagwell lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.jmdunbar.com.

Class of 1951: Charlie Davidson Robinson died on Apr. 21, 2009.  Mr. Robinson lived in Marietta, G.A.  Details are available at www.holcombefuneralhomes.com.

Class of 1952: John Willis Davenport died on Apr. 27,2009.  Mr. Davenport lived in Greenville, S.C. Details are available at www.thomasmcafee.com.

Class of 1954: Solomon Macturious "Mac" Canaday died on Apr. 23, 2009.  Mr. Canaday lived in Charleston, S.C.  Details are available at www.mcalister-smith.com.

Class of 1959: 
LTC Doyce William Ariail, Jr.
died on April 5, 2009.  
Robert "Bob" Perry Jones
died on Apr. 10, 2009.

Class of 1962: Capt. Carroll Dean Brown died on Apr. 14, 2009.  Mr. Brown lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1963:William "Bill" Derioux Brown, Jr. died on Apr. 18, 2009.  Mr. Brown lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.
Roy Neil Vaughn died on Apr. 11, 2009.  Mr. Vaughn lived in Port Charlotte, F.L.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1973: 
Jesse Blanton Eudy, Jr.
died on Apr. 16, 2009. Mr. Eudy lived in West Columbia, S.C. Details are available at www.thompsonsfuneral.com.
William Edward Hunter died Apr. 18, 2009.  Details are available through the JW Woodward Funeral Home.

Class of 1986: Pamela Deneen Nicholls Bridges (“Deneen”) died on Apr. 14, 2009.  Mrs. Bridges lived in Camden, S.C.  Details are available at www.kornegayfuneral.com.  

Class of 2007: Eric Leon Marshall died on Apr. 22, 2009.  Mr. Marshall lived in Augusta, G.A.  Details are available at http://www.thomaspoteet.com/obituaries.asp.


March 

Class of 1942: Haskell Jefferson Hiers, Jr. died on Mar. 24, 2009.  Mr. Hiers lived in Columbia, S.C.  Details are available at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Class of 1943: Dr. Harry Lewis Harvin, Jr. died on Mar. 5, 2009.  Mr. Harvin lived in Durham, N.C.  Details are available through the Clements Funeral Chapel, Durham, N.C.

Class of 1949: Orin Watt Beach, Sr. died on Mar. 27, 2009.  Mr. Beach lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.
 

Class of 1961: Barnee Copeland Baxter, Jr. died on Mr. 5, 2009.  Mr. Baxter lived in Augusta, G.A. Details are available through the Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors in Augusta, G.A.

Class of 1974: Dennis Ryan Jones died on Mar. 16, 2009.  Mr. Jones lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com. 

Class of 1978: Robert “Robbie” Lee Evans died on Mar. 11, 2009.  Mr Evans lived in Sumter, S.C. Details are available at www.sumterfunerals.com

February 

Class of 1938: Dr. Gameel Byron "G.B." Hodge died on Feb. 23, 2009.  Mr. Hodge lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at the Dunbar Funeral Home.

Class of 1940: Franklin "Frank" Nathaniel Rhoad died on Feb. 27, 2009.  Mr. Rhoad lived in Bluffton, S.C.  Details are available through the Sauls Funeral Home in Bluffton, S.C.

Class of 1942: Thomas Bertram "Bert" Horton, Jr. died on Feb. 23, 2009.  Mr. Horton lived in Newberry, S.C.  Details are available at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Class of 1943: Earl Dean Hope died on Feb. 22, 2009.  Mr. Hope lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Class of 1946: Dr. Beaucham Falls Greene, Jr. died Feb. 21, 2009.  Details are available through the Cooner Funeral Home Bamberg, S.C. 

Class of 1947: James Hammett Brockman died on Feb. 20, 2009.  Mr. Brockman lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.   

 

Class of 1956: F. Luther Glenn

died on Feb. 14, 2009. Mr. Glenn lived in Irmo, S.C. Details are available through the Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel.

Class of 1960: Rhett Evans Splawn died on Feb. 18, 2009. Mr. Splawn lived in Jonesville, S.C. Details are available at http://www.floydmortuary.com/.

Class of 1975: John Rochelle “Shell” Regan died on Feb. 25, 2009.

Class of 1984: Robert Campbell “Robbie” Johnson, Jr. died on Feb. 23, 2009.  Mr. Johnson lived in Mount Pleasant, S.C.  Details are available at the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, Charleston, S.C.

January 

Class of 1973: Charles Starling Vassy died on Jan. 18, 2009.  Details are available at www.rosemortuary.com.

December 

Class of 1952: Louis John Mancuso died on Dec. 15, 2008.

Wofford College Staff

Constance Dean Armitage Antonsen died on January 9, 2010.  Mrs. Antonsen was a retired Professor of Art History.  She lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at http://www.floydmortuary.com/.

Harry Donald Dobbs died on January 7, 2010.  Dr. Dobbs was a retired Professor of Biology.  He lived in Eastman, G.A.  Details are available through the Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home.

Mildred Connor Read Patton died on November 10, 2009.  Mrs. Patton worked in computer services at Wofford with from 1977 to 1991.  Mrs. Patton lived in Spartanburg S.C.

Larry Wayne Smith, Jr. died on Feb. 22, 2009.  Mr. Smith was a retired Staff Groundskeeper at Wofford College, working for the Landscaping Department, and lived in Spartanburg, S.C.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Gwendolyn B. Pettit died on Mar. 2, 2009.  Ms. Pettit was a former employee in the Business Office. 

Helen Ann Staab Veverka died on August 31, 2009.  Mrs. Veverka was secretary in the president’s office for several years.  Details are available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Arthur Lee Miller died on September 15, 2009.  He was a former Wofford employee.  Details are available through the Callahan-Hicks Funeral Home.