St. Simons Island Rotary - Memorials

 

A Memorial to our Departed
St. Simons Island Club Rotarians

 Most
Obituaries are from the Brunswick News

 

E. Bowie Adams    Obituary

Nov 30, 1919 – Dec 31, 2002
General Contracting 

SSI Rotary Member
1987 - 2002

 

Sam Cofer    Obituary

Jan 24, 1921 – Oct 19, 2002
Liquor, Beer & Wine Retailing 

SSI Rotary Member
1955 - 2002

 

John H. Clifton    Obituary

Jul 7, 1930 – May 10, 2003
Petroleum Retailing 

SSI Rotary Member
2002 - 2003

 

Samuel O. Franklin    Obituary

Oct 23, 1919 – Jun 1, 2003
Pipe Line Management 

SSI Rotary Member
1983 - 2003

 

David Homer Starr    Obituary

Jul 26, 1919 – Nov 18, 2003
Real Estate Dev. & Investment 

SSI Rotary Member
1996 - 2003

 

Alfred D. McGinnis    Obituary

Jul 15, 1918 – Dec 27, 2003
Truck Leasing 

SSI Rotary Member
1982 - 2003

 

Kent C. Taylor    Obituary

Oct 24, 1924 – Nov 8, 2004
Commercial Real Estate 

SSI Rotary Member
1980 - 2004

 

B.L. (Rod) Garrett    Obituary

May 5, 1929 – Jan 2, 2005
Insurance Adjusting 

SSI Rotary Member
1986 - 2005

 

John Beitel Edwards    Obituary

Oct 5, 1914 – Jan 31, 2005
Metallurgical Engineering 

SSI Rotary Member
1982 - 2005

 

Fred W. Collins    Obituary

Apr 15, 1916 – Feb 10, 2005
U.S. Military 

SSI Rotary Member
1973 - 2005

 

Carling Dinkler, Jr.    Obituary

Aug 4, 1919 – May 22, 2005
Hotel Mgt. Consulting 

SSI Rotary Member
1990 - 2005

 

James J. Shannon ,Jr.    Obituary

Nov 28, 1925 – Mar 6, 2005
Civil Engineering 

SSI Rotary Member
1981 - 2005

 

Andrew D. Hunt     Obituary

Oct 1, 1915 – Jun 16, 2005
Medical School Admin 

SSI Rotary Member
1988 - 2005

 

John T. (Jigger) Lowe    Obituary

Sep 8, 1912 – Aug 15, 2005
U S Navy 

SSI Rotary Member
1970 - 2005

 

Robert L. Kestor    Obituary not available

May 31, 1919 – Jun 4, 2006
Bank Investing 

SSI Rotary Member
2003 - 2006

 

James J. Shannon, III    Obituary

Oct 7, 1952 – Oct 4, 2006
Investing 

SSI Rotary Member
1991 - 2006

 

Robert B. Heyward    Obituary

Dec 26, 1917 – Oct 25, 2006
Foundry Operations 

SSI Rotary Member
1991 - 2006

 

Alfred W. Jones, Jr.    Obituary

Jan 3, 1930 – Mar 24, 2007
Resort Management 

SSI Rotary Member
1956 - 2007

 

Samuel L. Shaw    Obituary

Apr 27, 1924 – Jun 21, 2007
Life Insurance Management 

SSI Rotary Member
1998 - 2007

 

Anita Crispin    Obituary

Apr 4, 1940 – Jul 3, 2007
Artist

SSI Rotary Member
2004 - 2007

 

John E. Darby, Jr.    Obituary

Apr 19, 1933 – Aug 3, 2007
Petroleum Marketing 

SSI Rotary Member
2005-2007

 

Eugene J. Griffiths    Obituary

Apr 22, 1924 – Apr 22, 2008
Insurance Brokerage 

SSI Rotary Member
1983 – 2008

 

Nathaniel R. Johnson    Obituary

Jul 26, 1920 – Oct 10, 2008
Telecommunications Mgt 

SSI Rotary Member
1995 - 2008

 

Thomas M. Swan    Obituary

Aug 2, 1928 – May 1, 2009
Human Resources Management

SSI Rotary Member
1999-2009

 

Walter (Pete) Swift    Obituary

Feb 24, 1917 – Apr 18, 2009
Insurance Adjusting 

SSI Rotary Member
1985-2009

 

Wilbur M. Elder    Obituary

Aug 9,1924 – Mar 21, 2010
Savings & Loan Management 

SSI Rotary Member
2005-2009

 

Jack E. McDonald    Obituary

Aug 27, 1926 – May 17, 2010
Military

 SSI Rotary Member
2006-2010

 

G. Everett Millican    Obituary

Mar 9, 1937 – Apr 29, 2011
Golf Tournament Administration


SSI Rotary Member 
2004 - 2011

 

Frank C. Sidella    Obituary
Jan 17, 1919 – Aug 13, 2011
Government Administration

SSI Rotary Member
2004-2011
Dr. Willard Alexander Snyder    Obituary
Jul 8, 1927- Sep 21, 2012
Family Medical Practice

SSI Rotary Member 
2001- 2012
Susan Crawford Burns Hardwick    Obituary
Aug 7,1935 – Oct 2, 2012
Real Estate Brokerage

SSI Rotary Member
2003-2012

Judge Glen Edward Clark    Obituary

Born: November 23, 1943, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Died: October 25, 2012 on St. Simons Island
Judiciary
SSI Rotary Member   2010-2012

Robertson, Donald E.    Obituary

Born: August 8, 1923, in Petersburg,Virginia
Died: May 24, 2013, in Lake Worth, Florida
Chemical Sales
SSI Rotary Member
1999-2004, 2008-2013

Hicks, William B.   
Hicks,  Phyllis- wife  Obit

Born May 9,1925, in Washington Court House, OH
Died: July 24, 2013 on St. Simons Island, GA
International Chemical Mgt. 

University
of Illinois
Washington Univ., Univ. of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
SSI  Rotary 1989 - 2013
Bd.Dir.1994-96, Pres.1996-97    PHF

Mruk,  Joseph A.   Obituary

I
ndustrial Tool Sales 
University of Pittsburgh             
Born July 26, 1924 in McKees Rocks, PA
Died August 26, 2013 on St. Simons Island, GA

SSI Rotary Member 2002- 2013   PHF
Wicker, Richard K. , Jr.  
Born: March 8, 1941 in Pinehurst, NC
Died: December 3, 2013 in Brunswick, GA  
Business Systems Marketing
N.C. State University

1974 Savannah, GA
SSI Rotary Member 1999-2013, Bd.Dir. 2003-05 PHF

Paynter, Calvin F.   Obituary
Born: February 27, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: March 18, 2014, in Atlanta, GA 
Food Sales Management 

Temple
University 

PHF, BTF
SSI 1985-2014, Treas.1986-97, Hall of Fame

Schueneman, Gerald H.   Obituary tbd
Born: January 12, 1935 in Chicago, IL
Died: July 16, 2014 in Brunswick, GA
Real Estate Marketing

DePauw
University 
SSI 2008 - 2014
Stroud, E. Thomas   Obituary tbd
Born: March 31, 1931 in Douglas, GA
Died: September 23, 2014 in Brunswick, GA
Sr.
Housing Properties Mgt 
Emory University 

PHF
SSI 1966 - 2014, Bd.Dir.1972-73, Pres.1975-76

Storino, Pasquale J.   Obituary
Born: July 31, 1931 in Port Chester, NY
Died: October  2, 2014 in Brunswick, GA
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance 
University of Pennsylvania
Rutgers University
PHF, BTF
SSI 1997, Bd.Dir.2002-04, Pres.2006-07,
Asst.Dist.Gov.2007-10

Flexer, E. Julian    Obituary
Born: February 22, 1927 in Brunswick, GA
Died: October  20, 2014 in Brunswick, GA

Architecture
Georgia Tech. 
PHF
SSI 1954, Sec 1961-63, Pres.1963-64,
Bd.Dir.1964-66, Historian 2002-2013

Berry, Allen  J.  Obituary
Born: November 2, 1924   in Brooklyn, NY
Died: November 22, 2014 in Brunswick, GA
Fire & Casualty Insurance 
University of Virginia 
PHF, BTF
SSI 1961, Bd.Dir.1965-67, Pres.1966-67,
Sec'y.1968-97, Historian 1997-2014

Turbidy, John B.        Obituary 
Born: October 18, 1928  in Rome, GA
Died: January12, 2015 in St. Simons, GA
Corporate Management
Duke University                      

SSI 2008

Chad Dixon      Obituary
Born: January 7, 1974 in Waycross, GA
Died: January 19, 2015 in Brunswick, GA

Banking Management
Georgia Southern University

SSI 2006, Treasurer. 2008-12

Arnold, McAlpin H.      Obituary 
Born:  March 28, 1924 in Elberton, GA
Died:  April 17, 2015 at St. Simons Island, GA

Country Medicine
Emory University

George Washington University

SSI 2013,  Elberton (54 years)- Club President

Sullivan, John L. ,Jr.    Obit
Born:  August 27, 1928 in Macon, GA
Died:  April 26, 2015 at St. Simons Island, GA

E
xecutive Recruiting 
Duke University
University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
PHF, BTF
1962 Chester, PA.
SSI 1997-2012, Bd.Dir.2000-02
Edwin Fendig Jr. Edwin Fendig Jr.   (Obituary)
Born:  June 3, 1927 in Brunswick, GA
Died:  December 13, 2015 at Brunswick, GA
Harbor Pilot

University of Georgia

PHF
SSI  President 1958-59
William "Pat" Donahoo   (Obituary)
Born:  Van Buren, Ark., on July 22, 1928
Died:  February 15, 2016 at Brunswick, GA
Food Science
Oklahoma State University
PHF-BF
SSI 1980, Bd.Dir.1983-85
Pres.1985-86, Dist Gov.1994-95

Becker, Wilbur E.  (Wil)  (Obituary)
Born: New York, NY on September 23, 1918
Died: July 31, 2016 at St. Simons Island, GA.
Chemical Manufacturing 
Brown University 
PHF- BF, BTF
1955 Franklin, VA, 1960 Savannah,
1962 Brunswick,  Bd.Dir.1964-66, Pres.1966-67,
1969 Wilmington, DE
SSI 1994

  Ferguson, John C (Obituary)
Born:
Watertown, N.Y on April 20, 1939
Died: Nov. 23, 2016 at Brunswick, GA
Medical Sales
Clarkson Univ
SSI 2015
Houseman, William Berrien  (Bill)  (Obituary)
Born: Brunswick, Ga on Jan. 1, 1937
Died: Dec. 27, 2016 at St. Simons Island
United States Marine Corps
Air Transportation - Delta Airlines
The Citadel

SSI

Buchanan, John    (Obituary)
Born: May 20, 1938  Birmingham, AL
Died: January 4, 2017 Brunswick, GA
Computer Systems Management
Auburn University, Emory University
SSI 2003-2014, Bd. Dir. 2005-07

Harris, Minor S., Jr. (Mike)  (Obituary)
Born: April 4, 1934   Brookline, Mass
Died: April 24, 2017  Jacksonville, FL
Asset Management 
University of Vermont
SSI 1996, Bd.Dir.1998-00, Asst.Sgt. At Arms 2007-08 & 2010-11, Sgt.At Arms 2008-09
Stephenson, Rebecca C. (Becky)  (Obituary)
Born: Jan 14, 1941  Apex, NC
Died: Nov 4, 2017  Jacksonville, FL
Public Education
University of North Carolina
SSI 2004, Asst Sec'y 2007-08

 

Turbeville, William (Bill)  (Obituary)
Born: Nov 15,1921  Turbeville, SC

Died: Dec 26, 2017  St. Simons Island, GA
Aluminum Mgt. & Marketing
Vanderbilt  University
SSI 1889, Pres. 1995-96

 

Sprouse, Robert (Bob)   (Obituary)
Born: Sep 7,1933  Staunton, VA

Died: Feb 5, 2018  St. Simons Island, GA
Insurance
College of William and Mary
SSI 2003 - July 2015

 

Scheinman, Lee
Born: March 28,1927  New York, NY
Died: May 15, 2018  St. Simons Island, GA

Advertising/Marketing

SSI 2004

Dinos, Jack Angelo
(Obituary)
Born:
Aug. 21, 1930, Atlanta, Ga
Died:  July 30, 2018, St. Simons Island, GA
Food Product Manufacturing
University of Georgia
SSI Feb 1994 - July 2018
       

French, Robert P. (Obituary)
Born: July 29,1930  Nashville, TN 
Died: August 24, 2019  St. Simons Island, GA
GA Institute of Technology

Hardware Distribution
Bd.Dir.2000-02

SSI 1998

Turbidy, Martin (Obituary)
Born: June 23, 1932  Rome, GA
Died:Oct 26, 2018
, St. Simons Island, GA
University of Auburn


SSI 2007
       

Walter “Wally” C. Forsythe Jr (Obituary)
Born: April 4, 1938 Louisville, Ky
Died: Jan 14, 2019  Brunswick, GA
Boston University

Marketing Industrial Products
SSI 2006- 2019
SSI Pres. 2010-11, Asst Gov
 

Worthy, K. Martin (Obituary)
Born: September 24, 1920 Dawson, GA
Died: August 11, 2019  Chevy Chase, Md

Tax & Estate Planning Law
Emory University
The Citadel, Harvard Univ.
PHF, BTF
SSI 1998- 2019, Asst. Sgt At Arms 2000-01, Sgt At Arms 2001-02
       
Clinton "Clint" H Winne Jr (Obituary)
Born: Aug 2, 1930  Troy, NY
Died: Dec 9, 2019  St. Simons, GA
US Military Academy - West Point     Univ of Michigan

Air Force Military
SSI 1997- 2019
Bd.Dir.2000-01

Robert Williams Rice "Bobby,"  (Obituary)
Born:
Dec. 3, 1939, in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Died: Jan 12, 2020  Brunswick, Ga.
University of the South in Sewanee
Men's Clothing Business

SSI 2014 - 2019
 
       

Calder Willingham Kinney (Obituary)
Born: Sep 12, 1927  Macon,GA
Died: Jan 29, 2020 St. Simons, GA
Emanuel Baptist University
University of Georgia

Ministry
SSI 1970 - 2019 Active & Honorary
Sec'y.1997-98

Rem Johnston Sr. (Obituary)
Born: Jul 27, 1929  Washington, DC
Died: Mar 5, 2020 St. Simons, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology

Industrial Engineer
Pharmaceutical Mfg.
SSI 1992 - 2020
Treas.1997-01
       
John Parkins (Obituary)
Born: Sep 12, 1933  Greenville, SC
Died: July 26, 2020 St. Simons, GA
Clemson University
University of North Carolina

Textile Manufacturing
SSI 1997 - 2015
Bd.Dir.1998-99, Pres.2000-01,
Dist Gov.2004-05
DeForest (Bill) Abel, Jr. Obituary
Born: 1929  Providence, R.I
Died: Nov 15, 2020 Sea Island, GA
Hebron Academy, Nichols College and the University of Miami

Insurance Management
SSI 2009-2018
       
Thomas Parker  (Obituary)
Born: Sep 14, 1943 Atlanta, Ga
Died: Nov 23, 2020 Brunswick, GA
LaGrange College

Pharmaceutical Sales
SSI 2002-2019

Sue Wells Taylor  (Obituary)
Born: Mar 16, 1936 Cuthbert, GA
Died: Feb 18, 2021 St. Simons, GA
Emory University

Honorary Member
SSI 2009-2021
       

Vernon Martin  (Obituary)
Born: Nov 13, 1942  Cushing, OK
Died: June 12, 2021 St. Simons Island, GA
University of Oklahoma

Development Commission
SSI June 2012-Nov 2019

Robert W. (Tuffy)  Adams (Obituary)
Born: Aug 2, 1944 Atlanta, GA
Died: Nov 3, 2021 St. Simons Island, GA

University of Georgia, Georgia State University

30 years in clothing industry
SSI  June 2003 - Nov 2021

 

 Maintained by Jim Bruce