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Charles deVineau Williams

September 6, 1944 — July 11, 2023

Mt. Pleasant

Charles deVineau Williams

 

Charles deVineau Williams, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, husband of Demetra Toula Philipps Williams, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 11, 2023.

 

His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2023, at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 30 Race St., Charleston. Entombment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road, with a reception at the Mount Pleasant Chapel of J. Henry Stuhr Inc., 1494 Mathis Ferry Road. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2023, at the chapel.

 

Charles was born Sept. 6, 1944, in Charleston, son of Charles Braxton Williams and Ruth deVineau Williams. He started as a sportswriter and retired as editor of The Post and Courier, where he created the paper’s business section. In his retirement, he created and ran a digital newspaper, The Mt. Pleasant Journal.

 

Charles loved the Lowcountry and giving back to his community as a member of the Rotary Club and Elks Club, and as a soccer coach, who took teams to state championship multiple times. He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity.

 

Charles will be remembered for his perspective, great sense of humor, caring nature and  natural storytelling ability – but mostly for the love he gave his family.

 

He is survived by his wife of 50 years; son, Braxton deVineau Williams (April); grandchild, Anne Lisette Williams; and sister, Patricia Owens.

 

Memorials may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity Building Fund, 34 Race St., Charleston, SC 29403, www.gocharleston.org (http://www.gocharleston.org/).

 

 

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Visitation

Sunday, July 16, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 17, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Greek Orthodox Church of The Holy Trinity

30 Race St, Charleston, SC 29403

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Entombment

Monday, July 17, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Reception

Monday, July 17, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

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