Obituaries

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David Alston

David “Snag” Alston, 61 of the Scott community on St. Helena Island and son of the late Moses and Albertha Alston died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Viewing was from 4-7 p.m. May 16, in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Faith Memorial Baptist Church, 28 Lands End Road, St. Helena Island, SC.  Burial will be in the Cuffy Cemetery, St. Helena Island, SC.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals

 

Betty Ann Gibson

Betty Ann Gibson, 69, sister of Delores Gurganious, of Beaufort, SC, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Bayview Manor.

Memorial services were held on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 3 p.m. in Bayview Manor.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Artuhur Messier Jr.

S/SGT Arthur R. Messier, Jr., USMC, Retired, husband of Patricia King Messier, of Beaufort, SC, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Graveside funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors.

S/SGT Messier retired after 23 years of service, serving during the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict, receiving numerous medals and citations.

Mr. Messier was born on April 27, 1932 in Bloomfield, NJ.  He is the son of the late Arthur Raymond Messier, Sr and Ella Squires Messier.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Pat of Beaufort, SC; are three sons, Arthur Messier(Cayce) of Easley, SC; Joseph Messier(Lisa) of Ham Lake, MN and John Messier of Jefferson, GA; two daughters, Sherry Underwood(Jimmy) of Newberry, SC and Tricia Thompson(Joe) of Walterboro, SC; one sister, Eleanor Mieloszyk of Amherst, MA; six grandchildren, Christopher Thompson, Jay and Kelsey Underwood, Allissa Messier, Joey Messier and Jennifer Fontenot; one great grandchildren, Cathalyn Grace Nelson; brother-in-law, John King of Boston, MA and sister-in-law, Claire Haggan of Boston, MA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 .

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Gary Lewis Robinson

Gary Lewis Robinson, MD, 76, died Monday, May 13, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Carl Anderson Memorial Chapel with interment in Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors.

Dr. Robinson was born on October 10, 1936 in Springfield, Missouri.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen Lee Robinson and Margarette Britton Robinson and one son, Brett Allen Robinson, all of Springfield, MO.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years,  Nancy Dale Robinson. In addition, he is survived by one daughter, N. Kristin Bowles of Beaufort, SC; one sister, Donna Brigham (Storrs) of Granda Hills, CA; four grandsons, Robert Bowles, III, Reese Bowles and and Cashiel Bowles all of Beaufort, SC, Zephaniah Robinson of Billings, MO, one sister, Donna Rae Brigham(Storrs) of Granada Hills, CA.

Dr. Robinson graduated with a medical degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.  He was Board Certified and in private practice in Springfield, MO for 25 years.  He later joined the Cox Medical Centers Family Practice Residency Program as Director of OB/GYN, where he served for 10 years teaching the maternity and newborn program before locating to South Carolina in 2001.

Dr. Robinson served in the United States Navy as a flight surgeon aboard the USS Bennington and medical director of the CEEBEES. He retired from the U S Navy with the rank of Captain.  He was a member of the Sea Island Presbyterian Church and Beaufort Rotary Club.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS  66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

John R. Stevens

John R. Stevens, Sr., 63, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Stevens was born on January 7, 1950 in Springfield, VT.  He is the son of the late Robert E. Stevens and Barbara Drake Stevens.

Surviving are his partner, Gail Gallop Stevens; two sons, John R. Stevens, Jr. and Daniel Steven; two daughters, Tanya Saunders and Loree Stevens; three granddaughters, Tara and Megan Saunders and Hana K. Stevens.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Malcolm Paul Stevens.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Richard Earl Zartman

HM1 Richard Earl Zartman, 87, U S Navy, Retired, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at his residence in Beaufort, SC.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 1:00pm at AmVets Post # 70 in Port Royal, SC, interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

Mr. Zartman was born on July 5, 1925 in Hanover, PA.  He is the son of the late Earl Edgar Zartman and Myrtle Kneller Zartman.

Mr. Zartman was a life member of the AmVets and served our country in the U. S. Navy and retired after 23 years.

Surviving are one son, George Zartman of Fort Myers, FA and one daughter, Stephanie Barefoot of Cary, NC; three sisters, Lucille Stonesifer of Hanover, PA; Beverly Baker of London, KY and Linda Strevig of Clayton, NC; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Virginia and one daughter, Kimberly Kay Zartman.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the THA Group(Hospice), 1211 Newcastle Street, #D, Beaufort, SC  29902.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.