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Andrew Neil Maples

Andrew Neil Maples
  • September 14, 1932 - December 6, 2019
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in his name to
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
    950 W. Faris Road
    Greenville, SC 29605-4277

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North Charleston, SC 29406
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“I made a few patrols with Andy aboard SSBN 617 Alexander Hamilton back in the early 70's. He kept the crew happy with the meals he prepared...Rest in...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mike Masishin - Aston, PA

“Served with Andy in Key West on SS420. Rest in Peace my Friend. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jimmy Kimbrell - James Island, SC

Brotherhood of the Dolphin “To the Maples Family, On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on Andy's...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Nick Nichols - SC

“Im so sorry for y'all loss. I remember your Dad well. I will keep the Family in my prayers. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dwayne Compton - Summerville, SC

“So sorry for y'all's loss, I loved Mr. Andy and his overalls! Mom and Dad are showing him around Heaven today! Rather than mourne the absence of the...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Vicki Horne-Wingate - SC


Andrew Neil Maples, 87, of North Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Veteran's Victory House. His celebration of life will be held Monday, December 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston, SC 29406. The family will receive friends that day from 1:00 pm until the time of service. Burial will be private.

Andrew was born September 14, 1932 in Maryville, TN, son of the late Dempster Arnold Maples and Mary Estee Huffman Maples. He faithfully served his country as a submariner in the US Navy for 22 years, serving aboard the USS Calhoun, USS Clamagore, USS Bonefish and the USS Trumpetfish, to name a few. In addition to his amazing cooking skills, Andrew was a Mason, a Shriner and was the #9 member of the Keystone Cops. In 1972, he started his own mobile home moving service and served the Lowcountry until 1990. Andrew loved his family very much, with a special joy of being a grandfather to all of his grandbabies.

He is survived by three daughters, Brenda Shaw (Rick) of Conway, SC, Patricia Lancaster (Dean) of Moncks Corner, SC and Shirley Maples of Conway, SC; one son, James "Boo Boo" Maples (Rhonda) of Hanahan, SC; five grandchildren, Dean Lancaster II (Jessica), James Maples II, Seth Lancaster, Samantha Maples-Bell (Cody) and Natalie Maples; four great-grandchildren, Dean Lancaster III, Margo Maples, Lillianne Lancaster and Ellis Bell; one special nephew, George Maples (Vida).

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Danny Maples, one grandchild, Laurin Lancaster, five brothers and 2 sisters.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in his name to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.