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Charles "Charlie" Melvin Hiers

Charles "Charlie" Melvin Hiers
  • May 9, 1944 - August 13, 2019
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Portside Baptist Church
    1179 Remount Road
    North Charleston, SC 29406
  • and/or:
  • Friends of the Hunley
    1250 Supply Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
  • and/or:
  • Omar Shrine Temple
    176 Patriots Point Street
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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“My condolences to the Hiers family. I pray God continues to comfort and strengthen the family during this time of bereavement. May the many loving...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

“Jan and Kathy, sorry to hear about Charles, I know you will miss him,,,prayers for all ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: jane Lyons - walterboro, SC

“Jo Ann,Please accept my condolences at this time of sorrow.I will cherish all the good memories we have had in reinacting and with the Hunley Camp...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Willis - Varnville, SC

“Joanne please accept our sympathy for your loss. We will remember Charlie fondly from both on and off the battle field. I know it doesn't seem like...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jan Stewart - Huger, SC - Friend

“We are so saddened to hear of your loss. Charlie was a good friend at work and on the occasions that we met you and both. God be with you. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ruby Lindsay - Penrose, CO

“JoAnne, So sorry to hear about your husband. Thinking of you during this time. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: JoAnne Sisnroy - Charleston, SC

“Joann: We remember how friendly and kind Charles was to our family. He was a blessing to know and love. Margaret, Arthur, David and Leslie will be...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“JoAnne - so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you during this difficult time and bring you peace. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Arnold - GOOSE CREEK, SC

“Joanne, I send my condolences. You are in my prayers as you go through this time of loss. May God be with you and bless you. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Glenda Bolyn - Summerville, SC


Charles "Charlie" Melvin Hiers, 75, of North Charleston, SC, husband of Jo Anne Graham Hiers went home Tuesday, August 13, 2019 after a long battle with bladder cancer and then complications. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the Portside Baptist Church, 1179 Remount Road at 1:00 pm with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will also receive friends Friday, August 16, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Portside Baptist Church with a Masonic Service at 6:30 pm. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. North Area Chapel.

Charles was born May 9, 1944 in Colleton County, SC, son of the late William Oliver Hiers and the late Verna Marie Walden Hiers. He was an active member of Portside Baptist Church, choir member and held other positions throughout the years. He was a member of Omar Shrine and lifetime member of the NRA, Secession Camp #4, Sons of Confederate Veterans and member of the order of Confederate Rose. Charlie was an active member of H. L. Hunley Submarine 17 year volunteer as tour guide and also a member of H L Hunley Camp #143, Summerville. He was also a life member of Hammerton Lodge 332. Throughout his illness always thought positive by keeping three goals in mind: get back to Church and Choir; drive his truck and doing tours for the Hunley.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Anne Hiers; two sisters, Sharon Kinard (Coyle) of North Charleston, SC, Jan Wise (Jim); numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Portside Baptist Church, 1179 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406 and/or Friends of The Hunley, 1250 Supply St., North Charleston, SC 29405 and/or Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.