Harold Cahill

Harold P. Cahill, Jr., 85, husband of Roberta “Bobbie” Cade Cahill, of Beaufort, SC, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 in Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, SC.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Helena.

Mr. Cahill was born on February 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY. He is the son of the late Harold P. Cahill, Sr and Frances Shattuck Cahill.

The family moved to St. James, Long Island in 1932. In early 1943 he joined the U S Navy, but at the end of WWII, he was honorably discharged. In 1947, Mr. Cahill graduated from Yale University with a degree in Civil Engineering and was commissioned Ensign in the Navy. He also received a Master’s degree from Princeton University Graduate School. After many assignments as a Navy “SeaBee” he retired from the Navy Reserve as a Captain. He spent the next 10 years with the U S Environmental Protection Agency. During that time he was promoted to Vice President of Waste Management of North America for the Western region in Irvine, CA. He was Director of Technical Services for design and construction of industrial projects and related capital programs in gas and wind-driven turbine power plants, including the rail haul program for handling urban area solid waste recycling and disposal for metropolitan Southern CA.

In 1994, upon retirement, Captain Cahill and his wife moved to Beaufort where he was a member of the Parish Church of St. Helena and a member of the Harmony Lodge #22.

Surviving are his wife Roberta of Beaufort, SC; two sons, Harold P. Cahill, III and Michael Jones; five daughters Martha, Bonnie, Carli and Allison Cahill and Amanda Dawson; six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to the Parish Church of St. Helena, P. O. Box 1043, Beaufort, SC 29901. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Hildred Collier

Hildred F. Collier, 97, of Beaufort, died Friday, January 18, 2013 at Bayview Manor. A memorial service for Mrs. Collier was held 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 22 at Copeland Funeral Service Chapel. Copeland Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elizabeth Griffin

Elizabeth Shelley Griffin, 88, of Beaufort, widow of former Chief Deputy Gerald Griffin, died Friday, January 18, 2013, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Griffin was born in Rains, SC; she was a daughter of the late Archie Ellison and Minnie LeGette Shelley. Mrs. Griffin was formerly employed with Coca-Cola and Beaufort County Board of Education.

Mrs. Griffin is survived by a daughter Sandra Griffin of Greenville, SC; two grandchildren, Ashley Barrie and husband Matt of Dallas, TX, and Jonathan Monts of Greenville, SC; a sister Jo Murray of Beaufort, SC; and several nieces and nephews.

The family of Mrs. Griffin received friends from 2 until 4 p.m., Sunday, January 20 at Copeland Funeral Service.

Funeral service for Mrs. Griffin was held 12 Monday, January 21 at The Baptist Church of Beaufort. Burial followed the service at Beaufort National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The Baptist Church of Beaufort, PO Box 879, Beaufort, SC, 29901, the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association. Copeland Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Eddie Timberlake Jr.

Eddie Hinton Timberlake Jr., 63, of Beaufort, husband of Suzanne Young Timberlake, died Saturday, January 12, 2013, at his residence. Graveside service for Eddie was held 11 a.m., Thursday, January 17 at Beaufort National Cemetery will Army Honors. Copeland Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sarah Holliman Webb

Sarah Evalena Holliman Webb, 95, of Beaufort, widow of Franklin Lee Webb died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Sandpiper Rehab and Nursing, Mount Pleasant, SC.

Evalena (Eva) was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, December 12, 1917, she was a daughter of Owen Jefferson Holliman and Nina Way Holliman. She grew up in Savannah, attended Savannah Armstrong Junior College and was a member of Independent Presbyterian Church. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort.

Evalena is survived by a son, Owen Holliman Webb (Claudia); a daughter, Nina Evalena Webb Gruhler, of Beaufort; three grandchildren, Nina Holliman Webb Moynihan (Jeff) of Cumming, Georgia, Isaiah Edgar Gruhler, Crystal Ramona Gruhler Kaufman of San Diego, California; a sister, Nina Way Holliman Holladay of Burlington, North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Charmian Paul Webb, four great grandchildren Owen Webb Moynihan, Justin Pennington Moynihan, Branden Cody Kaufman, and Cadance Eve Kaufman; and nine nieces and nephews.

Graveside service was held Monday, January 21, 4 p.m., St. Helena Episcopal Church. Share thoughts and stories about Evalena by visiting www.copelandfuneralservice.com. Copeland Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.


The Island News is annoucing the addition of an Obituaries section.

OBITUARIES will be printed free of charge. Please email the information to Beaufortobits@gmail.com and include the name of the deceased, age, residence at time of death, date of death, name of funeral home and where to send flowers or donations. Limit to 50 words or less. Please note: Do not send attachments. Call Kim at 843-575-0396. 

DEATH NOTICES are paid items and are billed at 50 cents per word. Photos may be included for an additional $20. 

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