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Charles (Chuck) Eugene Landes, 49, of Moncks Corner, a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, died Sept. 4, 2006 at his residence. The funeral was at 10 a.m., Sept. 6 at Russell Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Biggin Cemetery. Officiating was the Rev. David Clanton. Mr. Landes was born December 11, 1956, in Piqua, Ohio, a son of James D. Landes and Oneta (Butch) Wiley Landes. After graduating from Franklin High School in Franklin, Ohio, Chuck made a career in the Navy serving until his health required him to retire. He was a loyal fan of the Atlanta Braves. He also enjoyed bowling and coached the Saturday Strikers youth league at Swamp Fox Bowling Center for a number of years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Franklin, Ohio, Veterans of Foreign Wars and NCOA. Surviving are his wife, Susan Umphlett Landes of Moncks Corner, two daughters, Lori Landes of Middletown, Ohio; Alena Landes Gale and her husband, Tripp, of Pinopolis; sister, Pam Bunnell and her husband, Todd, of Franklin; and three aunts. Chuck (Pops) was blessed to share the lives of Alyssa Weathersbee, Wyatt Lail, Kayla Lail, Kiersten Lail and Hunter Phillips. They brought him great joy until his last day. Pallbearers were Bryan Ware, James Gregory, Will Umphlett, Daniel Lance, Roger Sheppard, Robert Weathersbee, Butch Livingston.

Ruth Kingsley Lape, 86, of St. Stephen, SC, widow of Merrill Jay Lape, died Friday evening in a North Charleston hospital. The funeral will be 12:00 Noon Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, in the Life Baptist Church, St. Stephen. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the CHURCH from 10:30 AM until the hour of service on Monday. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Life Baptist Church, 2720 Harristown Rd., St. Stephen, SC 29479. Directed by the ST. STEPHEN CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME. Mrs. Lape was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Hatfield, MA, a daughter of Harry Kingsley and Mabel Cannon Kingsley. She was a member of Life Baptist Church. Surviving are, two daughters, Patricia L. Raybourne of Asheville, NC, and Linda Cay L. Watson of Little Rock, AR; two sons, Rev. Robert L. Lape of St. Stephen and Jimmy Merrill Lape of McBeth; five grandchildren, Dusty, Billy, Sandy, Heather, and Allison; and eight great grandchildren.

LAUVER, FRANCIS “FRANK” “BUTCH” E. Residence: Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Age: 63 years Parents: Frank Bartley Lauver (dec’d) & Margaret Ellen Dunkleburger Lauver Military: USAF, retired 1982 after 25 years, Msgt Occupation: Charleston Naval Base, project manager for maintenance contractor; Border Patrol, also as contractor DOD: Tuesday, 25 February 2003, at his residence Survivors: Mother: Margaret Ellen Dunkleburger Lauver of Lewisburg, PA Wife: M. Jean Lauver of Hanahan, Berkeley Co., SC Brother: Joseph E. Lauver of Lewisburg, PA Stepsons: Charles Hope (Pam) of Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC; Timothy Hunter (Jacqueline) Summerville, SC; Jon Wagoner (Collen) Summerville, SC Predeceased: Father: Frank Bartley Lauver Sister: Margaret E. Grote of Jennerstown, PA Services: Thursday, 27 February 2003 at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel Burial: to follow in Carolina Memorial Park [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Wednesday, 26 February 2003.]

LEBBY, DAVIS EARLE DOB: 18 February 1910, in Clemson, SC Age: 92 years Parents: John Elijah Lebby & Nora Boggs Lebby Occupation: Cross High School teacher, retired, Electrician, self-employed Religion: Friendship United Methodist Church, member Volunteer: Berkeley Electric Coop Roundup Committee, Lions Club member, Cross Fire Dept. board member Education: Thornwell High School, graduate Brevard College, attended DOD: Friday, 10 January 2003, local nursing home Survivors: Wife: Agnes Cross Lebby Son: Davis Earl “Dickey” Lebby Jr., of Greensboro, GA Grandchildren: four Great-grandchildren: six Services: Monday, 13 January 2003, in the Friendship United Methodist Church Interment: will follow in church cemetery Funeral Home: Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Sun., 12 Jan 2003, & Mon., 13 Jan 2003.]

LEGARE, RONALD EARL “RONNY” DOB: 18 Sep 1942; Age: 60 years POB: Kingstree, Williamsburg, SC Father: Nathaniel Legare (deceased) Mother: Juliett Hanna Legare Felder (deceased) Education: Graduate of Kingstree schools. Military: U S Army veteran Occupation: Physical science technician with the Charleston Naval Shipyard Carpenter Religion: Methodist DOD: 31 Oct 2002, Thursday POD: Summerville, SC, residence Surviving: Wife: Doris Louise Glover Legare of Summerville, SC Daughters: Thailand, Legare of Mt. Pleasant, SC Consuelo Legare of Goose Creek, Berkeley, SC Grandchildren: three Services: 4 Nov 2002, Monday, in Tri-County Cremation Center Chapel, Summerville, SC Burial will be private. [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 3 Nov 2002, Sunday.]

Ray Lewis, 74, of Moncks Corner, SC, former owner and operator of Ray Lewis Construction, died Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be 4:00 PM this Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, 2006, at the Graveside in Berkeley Memorial Gardens. Interment will follow. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, from 2:30 until 3:30 today. Mr. Lewis was born Feb. 19, 1932, in Bonneau, SC, a son of Jabis Lewis and Eshton Branton Lewis. He was a US Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. Surviving are, his wife, Gladys Weathers Lewis; a daughter, Donna L. Reed of Moncks Corner; a son, Thomas Ray Lewis of Moncks Corner; a half sister, Jerone Blackmon of Moncks Corner; a half brother, J.L. Lewis of Moncks Corner; five grandchildren, David Bayless, Rachel B. Smith, Austin C. Reed, Sabrina Murphy, and Amanda Reed; and two great grandchildren, Bryan Smith and Alyson Smith. Online condolences may be sent to the family via

Robert Edward Bobby Lewis, Sr., of Cordesville, SC, a retired supervisor for Santee Cooper, died Wednesday afternoon at his residence. The funeral will be 3:00 PM this Friday afternoon, Feb. 3, 2006, in the Moncks Corner Seventh Day Adventist Church. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Friends may call at DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER, until 1:00 PM and then at the Church from 2:00 PM until the hour of service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Moncks Corner Seventh Day Adventist Church, C/O Horace Nobles, 508 Rain Tree Rd., Bonneau, SC 29431. Mr. Lewis was born March 22, 1935, in Moncks Corner, SC, a son of Jabis H. Lewis and Eshton Branton Lewis. He was a US Army veteran. Surviving are, his wife, Patsy Nobles Lewis; two daughters, Janet Lewis of Cordesville and Tammie Lewis of Moncks Corner; a son, Robert E. Bubba Lewis, Jr., of Cordesville; a sister, Jerone Blackmon of Moncks Corner; two brothers, J.L. Lewis and Ray Lewis both of Macedonia; and three grandchildre, Kimberley Lewis, Sarah Stratton, and Kristina Hartley.

Solon Bethea Sonny Lewis, Jr., 77, of Moncks Corner, SC, a State constable and a retired chief of police for the Town of St. Stephen, died Friday evening in a Charleston hospital. The funeral will be 11:00 AM Monday morning, Oct. 9, 2006, in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Interment will follow at 3:00 PM in the Midway Cemetery in Mullins, SC. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5:00 until 7:00 PM this Sunday evening. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Berkeley County FOP Lodge 19, PO Box 1537, Moncks Corner, SC 29461. Mr. Lewis was born July 13, 1929, in Mullins, SC, a son of Solon B. Lewis, Sr., and Ethel Rogers Lewis. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Mr. Lewis was a member of Mt. Hope Lodge #128 AFM, the Omar Shrine Temple, and the Scottish Rite. He was a member of the Berkeley County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 19, the SC Police Chief Association, the SC Law Enforcement Officers Association, and Mullins Baptist Church. Surviving are, his wife, Cathy Griner Lewis; three daughters, Lynn Graham of Marion, and Lori Hunter and Nancy Leigh both of Goose Creek; three sons, Barry Lewis of Mullins, Duane Lewis of Pawley's Island, and Darrell Lewis of Goose Creek; a step daughter, Candy McAllister of Seattle, WA; a step son, Shane Winn of Ravenel; a sister, Jacquelyn Jack Gaddy of Nichols; two brothers, Gene L. Bunky Lewis, Sr. of Hanahan and Sherrill Judy Lewis of Florence; twenty-two grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family via

Linderman, Clinton DOD: 13 Nov 2002 Spouse: Margery Linderman Occupation: Environmental Resources Graham Funeral Home [Source: Post & Courier Newspaper, 15 Nov 2002, Friday]

LINDSAY, LAWRENCE M., SR. Residence: Bonneau, Berkeley Co., SC DOD: Sunday, 26 January 2003, at Trident Regional Medical Center, N. Chas. after long illness. Survivors: Wife: Jean E. Lindsay Children: Katherine Ammons of Columbia, SC, Susan Reeves of Rosenburg, TX, Pamela Dupree of Macedonia, Tracey Calloway of Hahira, GA, Lawrence M. Lindsay of Madison, FL, and Daniel Lindsay of Bonneau. Grandchildren: 21 Great-grandchildren: five Services: Private Funeral Home: Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, Berkeley Co., SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, Monday, 27 Jan 2003.]

The Rev. Frank Shang Chong Ling of Moncks Corner, S.C., died March 29. Arrangements by Dial-Murray Funeral Home.

Paula Radford Lipsey, 84, of Moncks Corner, a retired civil service secretary, died Aug. 22, 2006, at a Mt. Pleasant hospital. The funeral service was at 3 p.m., Aug. 24, at Russell Funeral Chapel. Entombment was in Carolina Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Lipsey was born May 3, 1922, in Georgia, a daughter of Otis Radford and Florida Turner Radford Canup. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.Surviving are her husband, Robert Lipsey Sr. of Moncks Corner; two sons, Don Moxley of James Island and George Moxley of Darrien, Ga.; three step-sons, Herbert Moxley of Augusta, Ga., Robert Lipsey Jr. of Iraq and Randall Lipsey of St. Stephen; two step-daughters, Hazel Hall of Jacksonville, Fla. and Marsha Marsh of Moncks Corner; two sisters, Florence Renau of Eutawville; Mary Awbrey of Augusta, Ga.The Rev. Jason Wallace officiated. Pallbearers were Robert Lipsey III, Gary Lipsey, Randall Lipsey, Steve Corbin, David Stevens, and Richard Huggins.

Carol Ann Nowak Litchfield, 61, of Moncks Corner, former owner and operator of BB's Lounge, died Sun., August 27, 2006 at her daughter's residence.The funeral was held Wed., Aug. 30, in the Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner. Ms. Litchfield was born Aug. 25, 1945, in Long Island, NY . After many years of dedicated work, Carol realized her life long dream of owning and operating her own special place where her friends could gather and enjoy themselves, BB's Lounge. Carol will always be loved and missed by many. Surviving are, a daughter, Belinda L. Baker of N. Charleston; a son, Kenneth A. Litchfield of Summerville; a sister, Patricia Crump of Sumner, GA; a brother, August Nowak of Sebastian, FL; and two grandchildren, Chase and Carson Litchfield.

Rouse Lincoln "R.L." Litchfield Sr., 80, of Moncks Corner, S.C., a former tub handler for United Piece and Dye Works, died June 9, 2006, in a local nursing home.The funeral was held in the Chapel of Dial-Murray Funeral Home, Moncks Corner.

The relatives and friends of Mr. Theodore R. Teddy Lloyd of Windsor, NC, formerly of Pineville, SC, are invited to attend his funeral services Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church, 2173 Highway 45, Pineville, SC. Interment will be in Gourdine Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at GETHERS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 221 Church Road, St. Stephen, SC. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jane G. Lloyd of Brooklyn, NY; sons, Mr. Theodore R. Lloyd, Jr. and Mr. Tremayne Lloyd both of Brooklyn, NY; siblings, Mrs. Ruthie Ferguson of Moncks Corner, SC, Mrs. Eartha Brown, Mr. Nathaniel Lloyd, Mr. Richard Lloyd all of Brooklyn, NY, Mr. William Lloyd and Mr. Jack Lloyd both of Pineville, SC, and devoted friend, Ms. Doris McQueen of Windsor, NC.

The relatives and friends of Petty Officer 2nd Class and Mrs. Morell F. Lopez, US Navy, Ret., of Goose Creek, SC, are invited to attend the funeral services for the former 1:00 PM Tuesday afternoon in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. Interment will follow in St. John's Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 until 8:00 PM this Monday evening.

LONG, MARGARET B. DOB: 30 Sep 1925; Age: 77 years POB: Newberry, SC Father: Calrence William Bledsoe (deceased) Mother: Lizzie Proctor Bledsoe (deceased) Education: Graduate of Newberry High School Attended Newberry College Organizations: Exxon Annuitants Club-treasurer Occupation: Owner/operator of Marble Court Home Park Religion: North Charleston Church of Christ DOD: 22 Nov 2002, Friday POD: Kingsland, GA Survivors: Spouse: Boyd Alton Long of Summerville, SC Son: Kenneth W. (Kathleen) Long of Kingsland, GA Grandchildren: Keith, Kate and Kevin Long all of Kingsland, GA Services: 25 Nov 2002, Monday, at North Charleston Church of Christ Entombment: in Carolina Memorial Gardens Mausoleum James A. Dyal Funeral Home 303 S. Main St., Summerville, SC [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 23 Nov 2002, Saturday.]

LOYAL, DAISY of Baltimore, MD formerly of Shulerville, Berkeley, SC Survivors: Children: Alvin Loyal & Shirlean Loyal of Baltimore, MD Siblings: Mae Evans, Thelma Goodwin, Edward Loyal & Abraham Loyal all of Baltimore, MD Sister-in-law: Anna Bell Loyal of Shulerville, Berkeley, SC Services: 31 December 2002, Tuesday, in Wesley AME Church, Shulerville, Berkeley, SC Interment: will follow in church cemetery [Source: The Post & Courier Newspaper, 30 December 2002, Monday.]

LUFF, THOMAS DOD: Nov 2002 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Tom Luff of Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC Services: Monday, 11 Nov 2002, Moncks Corner United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Cemetery, Macedonia, Berkeley, SC Dial-Murray Funeral Home Moncks Corner, Berkeley, SC [Source: Post and Courier Newspaper, Monday, 11 Nov 2002.]

Graveside funeral services for Elizabeth Agnew Luke of Summerville were held April 2, 2006 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Mrs. Luke died March 30, 2006 The Presbyterian Home of South Carolina in Summerville. She was 89. Mrs. Luke was born Feb. 9, 1917 in Hendersonville, N.C., the daughter of the late John Edward Agnew and the late Eliza "Lilla" Holmes Agnew. She was one of Charleston's first licensed tour guides and a former member of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America. Mrs. Luke was a member of the Junior League of Charleston and was employed by the Charleston Preservation Society. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Summerville. Survivors include one son, G. Lindsay Luke and his wife, Betsy of Summerville; one daughter, Mary Luke Chapman and husband, Eason of Florence, S.C.; five grandchildren, Dr. Gordon Lindsay Luke, III, Samuel Cantey Luke, David Hall Chapman, Katie Holmes Chapman, and Adam Eason Chapman; three great-grandchildren, Anna Hall Chapman, Gracyn Lindsay Luke, and Samuel Cantey Luke, Jr. Mrs. Luke was predeceased by her sisters, Rosemary A. Camp and Jane A. Lucas. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 592, Summerville, SC, 29484 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Children and Youth Center, 316 W. Carolina Ave., Summerville, SC 29483. Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, Summerville

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