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Charles Herbert “Herbie” Houck

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Senior Master Sergeant Charles Herbert “Herbie” Houck, USAF, RET, 74, of Goose Creek, South Carolina departed this earth for his heavenly home on July 21, 2017 at Colleton County Medical Center Walterboro, South Carolina following a lengthy illness. He was born on April 9, 1943 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina to the late Orin and Eva (Wilcox) Houck. Herbie was a proud Veteran with service in Vietnam and several stateside bases. Herbie enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1965 following two years in the United States Army. After competing basic and technical training, he was assigned to the 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron in Myrtle Beach as a F100 Crew Chief where he began his career. Herbie retired from the Air Force in 1995 after 33 years of faithful and honorable service. Following his retirement, Herbie spent his days as a school bus driver for Berkeley County. This was a job he loved. Herbie was well read and held degrees in both Nursing Science and AFCT Maintenance Technology. He also held a license in FAA Airframe /Power plant operations. When he was not working, Herbie enjoyed relaxing by watching NASCAR, and riding his Harley. He was a man that was strong in his Christian Faith and was a serving member of the First Baptist Church of Jedburg for over 28 years. He was a member of the Crossroads Motorcycle Ministries, and a Shriner. He will be missed by those he loved and those that loved him.

Herbie is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 40 years, Betty Houck, a son: Kenny Babcock, daughters: Patty Zerbst (Jay), Sheri Sims (Darrell), grandchildren: Stephanie Rivers (Lee), Zachary Zerbst, Katlyn Zerbst, and Brooklyn Babcock, Peyton Childers, Levi Sims and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother James Houck (Evelyn) and many nieces nephews and cousins that will treasure his memory.

He was preceded in death by a sister Pauline Wadell and a brother J.D. Houck.

The family will receive friends in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Jedburg, 121 Brewer Road, Summerville, SC 29483 on Monday, July 24, 2017 from 11:30 AM until 1 PM. Funeral services will follow the family visitation with Reverend Larry Goad officiating. A private interment will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jedburg in his honor

Katherine G. Bright

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Katherine G. Bright, 81, of Moncks Corner, wife of Charles Bright, mother of Henry Bright, and an educator, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. A memorial service will be held from 6-8 pm, Friday, July 21, 2017 at Simplicity Lowcountry, 7475 Peppermill Parkway Suite E, North Charleston, SC, 29418.

Keith Marion Greenhill

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Keith Marion Greenhill, 60, of Charleston, South Carolina entered in to eternal rest on July 16, 2017. He was born on June 30, 1957, in Charleston South Carolina to Joyce (Clark) Greenhill and the late Ronald Greenhill. Keith was a professional electrician for 40 years serving in South Carolina. When he was not working, he enjoyed fishing and watching sports. Keith was an excellent cook and experimented with new recipes, making them his own. He had a kind heart and a generous spirit. He loved animals and took care of as many as he could.

Keith is survived by his mother: Joyce (Clark) Greenhill, a brother, Randy Greenhill (Kathleen). He is also survived by a niece and a nephew and his aunts, uncles and cousins that will miss him.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced.

Bobby Lawrence Henderson

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Bobby Lawrence (Larry) Henderson, 62, from Summerville, South Carolina, passed away July 15th, 2017 at his home in Lexington.

Larry was born on December 24, 1954 to Bobby and Betty (Brownlee) Henderson in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Middleton High School in 1974 and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For many years, Larry served as a young men’s leader for his congregation. Many people remember him fondly as a basketball coach and Boy Scout leader. Throughout his life, Larry worked as a warehouseman for several companies, one of which was Wetterau Foods where he worked for 20 years. He remained a devout Gamecocks Football fan despite many terrible seasons. The thing Larry was most remembered for was his sense of humor. He had the ability to lighten the mood of those around him by sharing funny stories and experiences. Larry also loved talking about his 8 grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 39 years Carolyn Henderson of Summerville, son Kit Baker (Kathy) of Clearfield, Utah, son Matthew Henderson (Sheri) of Kaiserslautern, Germany, and daughter Marion Henderson Sellers (Mike) of Summerville. He also leaves behind his brother Rusty Henderson of West Ashley, sister Amanda McQueeney of Mt. Pleasant and sister Julie Lane of West Ashley. His grandchildren are Levi, Connor, Lydia, Keegan, Briggs, Chloe, Katelyn, and Karson. Larry is predeceased in death by his mother Betty Henderson Fernander and father Bobby E. Henderson. A memorial service for Larry will be held on Friday, July 21st at 10 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2100 Bacons Bridge Rd in Summerville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Larry’s memory to the American Heart Association.

Mark H. Kirkpatrick Jr.

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Mark H. Kirkpatrick Jr., 92, of North Charleston, a veteran of the United States Navy, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017.

Mark H. Kirkpatrick, Jr. went to join his wife of 64 years, Clyde DuRant Kirkpatrick, in heaven on July 17, 2017. Mark was born on May 14, 1925 in Blenheim, S.C.  He was a graduate of Clemson University and a major Tiger fan.  During WWII he served on Naval airplanes as a radioman, searching for Japanese subs off the northwest coast of the US.


Mark and Clyde lived in Conway, SC for 54 years where they were active in their church and community.  Mark was a founding elder at Grace Presbyterian Church in Conway.  After 26 years selling insurance for Liberty Life he retired which gave them time to enjoy camping and traveling.  He is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law: John and Lisa Kirkpatrick, Bill and Jalane Kirkpatrick, and Rick and Dianna Kirkpatrick; his six grandchildren and their spouses and significant others: Zack Kirkpatrick and Acadia Gagne, Rachelle and Joseph Adams, Ashley Kirkpatrick, Jessica Kirkpatrick, Richard and Brittany Kirkpatrick, and Michael Kirkpatrick and Ashton Medlin; and four great-grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to


National Military Family Association

3601 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 425

Alexandria, VA 22304




Agape Hospice

2680 Elms Plantation Blvd, Suite 101

North Charleston, SC 29406




The Bridge Assisted Living

2590 Elms Plantation Blvd

Charleston, SC 29406