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Benjamin "Ben" Frank Cheatham, III

Benjamin "Ben" Frank Cheatham, III
  • February 22, 1943 - December 4, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Hibben United Methodist Church
    690 Coleman Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Ben lived here on The Island when he worked at fort Stewart. He developed and maintained many friends here. He will be missed by all of us. Our...Read More »
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“Ben will truly be missed! He was always such a fun wonderful man who truly love life! ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Andrea Young - Mount Pleasant, SC

“The Cheatham Family and Friends of Ben are lifted in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God Bless and Comfort each of you. ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Martha Ann Stuckey - Friend

“God has brought home one of his finest. Ben's memory lives in all of us who know and love him. Blessings to the family and condolences ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Guerry Taylor - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Ben Frank Cheatham, III, 77, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 4, 2020. A private funeral service will be held at the graveside in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel. Due to COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Ben was born February 22, 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Ben Frank Cheatham, Jr. and Kathleen Lewis Cheatham. He was a member of Hibben United Methodist Church. He served in the SC National Guard and retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard as a pipe fitter.

He is survived by his two sons, William "Billy" Cheatham, of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Ben "Chip" Frank Cheatham, IV of Tampa, FL; two sisters, Louise "Weezie" King of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Kathleen Cheatham Hantz (David) of Charleston, SC; two nephews, Robert "Bird" King and Christopher King. He was preceded in death by his nephew, William "Bobby" Robert Jones.

Memorials may be made to Hibben United Methodist Church, 690 Coleman Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.