George "Pete" William Harbeson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. George was born in Grover, SC, on December 20, 1930, to the late Daniel Lewis Harbeson and the late Nell Jackson Harbeson.
George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ida Mae Harbeson; daughters Peggy Varner (Aldon) and Sharon Pajk (Todd); son Daniel Harbeson (Misty); grandchildren, Kyle Varner (Heather), Travis Varner (Paige), Jordan Boswell (Zachary), Tristan Turner (Alex), and Shana Harbeson; and five great-grandchildren. George is predeceased by his step-mother Nettie Harbeson; sister, Louise Hutto; and two brothers, Lewis "Dick" Colon Harbeson and Klyne "Happy" Harbeson.
George served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his time in the Army, he returned to Charleston SC to make his home, where he had a career as a painting contractor. George was a long-time member of Charleston Calvary Church of Nazarene.
A visitation will be held from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston SC 29406. Funeral service will follow in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Carolina Memorial Gardens immediately following the service.