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Bernardus Wilhelmus Theodoor Visscher

Bernardus Wilhelmus Theodoor Visscher
  • May 25, 1942 - September 10, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Sandy, Ashley, Lily, Clint, and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Erynn, Jodye and John also send you their thoughts of comfort in this...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Carroll - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Sandy, It is with a heavy heart that I wish you sincere condolences for your loss. Bernard was a good friend. I will miss his hearty laugh and I...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Ricozzi - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Our hearts and prayers go up for you at this time Sandy. Love, Jules & Laura Shores ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jules Shores - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“All my love to each of you. Bernard was more than we could have ever asked for as a father, grandfather and friend. He will forever be missed and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Shannon Lindsay - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Sandy, I'm so sorry about Bernard, I really liked him and appreciated how good he was to you, Ashley and the Grandchildren. He was a fine man and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Barry Brockman - Pompano Beach, FL

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: R D - SC

“To the family, I am sorry to hear the news about your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John


Bernardus Wilhemus Theodoor Visscher, 76, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Sandy Black Visscher entered into eternal rest Monday, September 10, 2018. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Wednesday in the Downtown Chapel one hour prior to service.

Bernardus was born May 25, 1942 in, Hengelo (O), The Netherlands, son of the late William Visscher and Marie Wilbrink Visscher. After working for the Hotel Excelsior Cologne, The Browns and Savoy Hotels London, the Ritz Hotel Paris and Intercontinental Hotel Caracas, he came to the United States in 1972. His 50 year career in the hospitality industry included executive positions with premier properties in the southeast: Amelia Island Plantation (FL), Wild Dunes (SC), Kiawah Island (SC), The Royal Sonesta Hotel (New Orleans), Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort (FL) and The Harbourview Inn (Charleston, SC). He retired from the French Quarter Inn (Charleston, SC) January 31, 2012.

Bernard is survived by his wife, Sandy; son, daughter- in-law and grandchildren: Christian, Nathalie, Owen and Emilie Visscher of Minneola, FL; step-daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren: Ashley, Sam, and Clint Miller of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Lily Miller and Jake Lucas of Brooklyn, NY; brother-in-law, Andreas Wathne of Halden, Norway; brother-in-law, Ronnie Black; niece Michelle Black; and great-niece, Karmyn Bligen all of Spartanburg.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Anky Wathne.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Bernard to the Trident Area Agency on Aging, 4450 Leeds Place West, N. Charleston, SC 29405 or by visiting www.tridentaaa.org.