Rosamond Bee

  • Born: November 13, 1933
  • Died: February 2, 2020
  • Location: Rockville, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel

232 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Tel. (843) 723.2524

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rosamond Ravenel Bee, 86, of Rockville, South Carolina, wife of Captain Sandiford Stiles Bee, Jr. entered into eternal rest Sunday, February 2, 2020. Her Funeral Service will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020 in St. John's Parish Church, 3673 Maybank Highway at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in churchyard. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc Downtown Chapel.Rosie was born in Charleston, SC November 13, 1933 daughter of the late Mary Allen Boykin Ravenel and Arthur Ravenel, Sr. She attended St. Andrews Elementary School and graduated from St. Andrews High School in 1952. Rosie attended Coker College in Hartsville, SC. She was an active member of St. John's Parish Church on John's Island, a Life Member of the Daughters of the King, a member of the Ladies Benevolent Society and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Charleston. Rosie was extremely active in the Kairos Prison Ministry, Cursillo, Faith Alive, Healing Ministries, Diocesan Couples Conference and was a former chairman of the Bishop Gadsden Advisory Council. In addition, Rosie was a volunteer with the early Hospice Program in Charleston, a charter member of the Carolina Assembly, a member of the Supper Club, the James Island Dance Club and the Auxiliary of the James Island Yacht Club. During her husband's 28 years as an officer in the United States Coast Guard, Rosie was extremely active in numerous service related organizations and served as President of the Coast Guard Officers Wives' Club for the eighth Coast Guard District. Among her many attributes, she enjoyed painting, gardening and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and traveling in this country and abroad with her husband of 66 years. Rosie would like to be remembered for accepting Jesus as her Lord and Savior and loving and serving Him with all her heart. She is survived by her loving husband Sandie, of Charleston, SC; one daughter, Rosamond Bee Bentz of Rockville, SC; three sons: Sandiford Stiles Bee III of Wadmalaw Island, SC, William Sams Bee of Charleston, SC and Robert Rivers Bee (Kathy) of Orlando, FL; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Rosie is also survived by two brothers: Retired U.S. Congressman and State Senator Arthur Ravenel, Jr. (Rick) of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Edward Ravenel (Patty) of Yonges Island, SC; and sister-in-law, Ann Bee Rhett of Charleston, SC. She was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Ravenel Harrigan of Charlottsville, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's Parish Church Rector's Discretionary Fund, 3673 Maybank Hwy, John's Island, SC 29455 or to the Bishop Gadsden Residents Assistance Fund, One Bishop Gadsden Way, Charleston, SC 29412 or to Holy Trinity Church Rector's Discretionary Fund, 95 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29407. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Caris Health Care, particularly Samantha, Ann, Harris and Dominic and to Carolina Health Care, especially Susan Floyd, Ryan Thompson, Deborah Gibbs, Delores Smalls, Casandra Halsey, Candice Stone, Johnnie Mack and Cindy Clary who ministered to her every need.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dearest Sandy, Pinky, Stiles, Robert and Billy. Thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you and your families during your time of sorrow. Rosie was such a sweet person and I have so many wonderful memories of her over the years.- beautiful person inside and out. She will surely be missed by all who loved and knew her. May each of you find comfort knowing she is no longer suffering in pain and is now joined with those who have gone on before her.
With love and sympathy from Ashley and Wade

Posted by Ashley King - Jacksonville, FL   March 19, 2020

Our sincere condolences for the loss of such a special loved one. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Nick/Neely and Marie Thompson

Posted by A friend   February 11, 2020

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Posted by A friend   February 08, 2020

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Posted by frank skinner - Wilmington, NC   February 08, 2020

I share in your sorrow. Rosie was already an angel! Much love from Nan Crist

Posted by A friend   February 07, 2020

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Bee and Ravenel family..... Rosie was a sweet and loving lady. I am great full to have known her and the family....
I know she will be missed by many.

Posted by Elizabeth Perry - St. Marys, GA - Friend   February 05, 2020

MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO ALL OF ROSIE'S FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME OF MOURNING HER PASSING. I PRAY FOR GOD'S LOVING PEACE TO COMFORT AND SUPPORT YOU KNOWING SHE IS WITH HER LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST. ROSIE WAS TRULY A DISCIPLE FOR JESUS IN THE MANY WAYS SHE SERVED HER CHURCH, COMMUNITY, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS. I WAS BLESSED TO HAVE KNOWN HER. LOVE IN CHRIST, ANN BAILEY KING

Posted by ANN BAILEY KING - FOLLY BECH, SC - Family Friend   February 05, 2020

Rosie put Christ first in her life and all her relationships and was genuinely concerned about the needs of others. I will cherish the memories of her and her love for Jesus and all her family and friends. Love, prayers, and consolation to all who are bereaved. We know she has been promoted to Glory and has received her many crowns.

Posted by Johnny Martin - Johnny's Island, SC - neighbor   February 05, 2020

Rosie was so very dedicated to our Lord. May He wrap his arms around her and hold her close. My prayers to those she left behind.

Posted by Debbie Cusher - Johns Island, SC   February 05, 2020

I'm so sorry to read about the loss of Rosie. I was very fortunate to spend many Curisillo weekends with Rosie and Sandy and cherish the time we spent sharing God's love. Rosie truly walked the talk. She was a faithful and loving servant. Heaven has a wonderful new angel.

Love and prayers to Sandy and family,

Missy Izard Schenck

Posted by A friend   February 05, 2020

I am sorry that we have lost a wonderful person with a heart for the Kingdom of God. I pray that she will indeed go from strength to strength in His presence.

Laurie Thompson, TSM

Posted by Henry Thompson - Moon Township, PA - friend   February 05, 2020

To the Bee family,
We are very sorry to hear of your loss.We hope that all of your memories comfort you through these difficult times.We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.God bless.

Posted by Jimmy & Patty Hayes - Edisto Island, SC   February 05, 2020

Sandie, Stiles, Pinky, and family,
Sending love and prayers at the loss of Rosie. She was such a dear, sweet beautiful person. May God Bless.

Posted by M. Elaine Proctor - Mount Pleasant, SC - Family Friend   February 05, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family, many of which I became well acquainted during the time I was a caregiver for Mrs. Rosie. It was my pleasure and a privilege to be able to care for her. May God hold you all in His hands during this time of bereavement.

Posted by Sandra Halsey - John's island, SC - friend   February 04, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Stiles and family. I pray that the God of all comfort will comfort you all as you grieve the loss of Your beloved Rosie. As the song says Earth has no sorrow heaven can't heal. Love Sharon

Posted by Sharon Hinson - Ladson, SC - Family Friend   February 04, 2020

Rosie was a great woman that was truly a wonderful person to know love and condolences to the family

Posted by Jeannette Warren - Hollywood, SC - Family Friend   February 04, 2020