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Charles Fred Clute IV
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    421 Mission Court
    Irmo, SC 29063

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Charleston, SC 29414
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“Fred, I am so sorry.May the love of Jesus fill your family's hearts and bring you comfort and grace. Robert ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: Robert Braddock - Charleston, SC

“Coach Clute & Melody,Michael, Dominique and I share our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son. You were like a second set of parents to Michael...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Maryann Gaines - Charleston, SC

“Our family is in deep sympathy over the passing of Freddie. He will be missed by so many. Our daughter was very fond of Freddie and is surely...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Bowen - Peachtree Corners, GA

“Melody, Fred & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers now & the days ahead. ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Kim Griffin - Iva, SC - Friend

“Deepest sympathy for the Clute family. You will be in all our thoughts and prayers during this difficult period. May God comfort you in this time...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“My little Freddie! You were the closest thing I had to a brother. You were so goofy and would drive me nuts but that's what I honestly loved about...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Amanda "Mayonaise" Owen - SC

“Melody, Fred and family, There really are no right words. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Praying for your son that he's at peace....Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Caryn Horne - Charleston, SC

“Sending my condolences to your family. Im so thankful for all he did for my mom over all of the years. She would say he was like a son. She couldnt...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Kelly Shannon - Jacksonville, FL

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
9 of 34 | Posted by: Vern Lemacks - charleston, SC

“My condolences to the family. Just know that even though Freddie left this world early he will be remembered forever. Please don't hesitate to call...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff Bryant II - Charleston, SC

“To Pops,Gigi,Bo and GrandmaI know you will miss Uncle Freddy,because I already do. I always had so much fun with him and I will never forget him. I...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Colin Barnett - Goose Creek, SC

“The last time I visited him on Folly Beach, SC he made me feel so loved and showed his Auntie Suzy a fabulous beach experience. Love you long time...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Suzy Bell - Pontiac, MI - family

“So sorry to hear of this tragic event. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember Freddy as that adorable precocious little fellow...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Cynthia Heldrich - Charleston, SC

“To the entire family, I know your hearts are so broken please know we are praying for all of you. We love you. Randy and susie Yerdon ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: Susie Yerdon - Jax, FL

“God said pain may endure for the night but joy cometh in the morning. Keep your hands in God's hands and he will see you through I will always...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Ted Leach - Charleston, SC

“Coach, Melody, & girls, I'm so very sorry about Freddy. He was always so warm & friendly everytime I saw him. Much love & prayers! ”
16 of 34 | Posted by: Ronnie & Melissa Silva - SC

“To Fred, Melody and all the loved ones of Charles Fred Clute IV. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your cherished loved one. Please accept...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Bob and Mrs. Merriel, Am so very sorry to hear of your loss of your grandson. You are in my prayers during this time. Lean on Jesus, on He can...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Neal and Sandi Mott - Adans Run, SC

“Fred, Melody and all the Family we are soooo sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts ”
19 of 34 | Posted by: Mike,Susan and Eric Barnett - SC

“I am so sorry to hear about Freddie. You are in my heart and prayers!Angie Benedetto ”
20 of 34 | Posted by: Angela Benedetto - Columbia, SC

“Fred, Melody and Family,My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. May God Bless you all. ”
21 of 34 | Posted by: Janis Parks - Summerville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Todd and Viva Walker - Charleston, SC

“Fred and Melody, We are saddened to hear about Freddie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: James and Jason Wilson - SC

“I once heard a saying that "We come into this world kicking and crying while everyone around us are so happy and full of smiles. But when we leave...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Clyde Umphlet - Charleston, SC

“So sorry for your loss ”
25 of 34 | Posted by: Billy Cramer - charleston, SC

“My HearT just aches for you... The memories that we share, priceless...he stole the show every where he went, demanding everyones attention....always...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Missy Hayes - Charleston, SC

“Coach Fred and Melody, we are very sorry to hear of the loss of your son. May you find comfort knowing that God is with you and your family during...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Lionel, Cecelia & Lionel Jr. Jenkins - SC

“to fred and melody,may GOD keep you and comfort you during this difficult time,semms like yesterday when Freddie use to come over to the house on...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: BIG JOHN MITCHELL - JOHNS ISLAND, SC

“To the clute family you have my deepest sympathy Freddie was a fine young man with the upmost respect. If there's anything I an my family can do...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Rod Oree Sr - Charleston, SC

“Freddie you had a big heart and were a good man. My deepest sympathies to your family and friends. ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: Chris Gon - Mount Pleasant, SC

“I remember Freddy as a young funny kid always smiling ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Jonathan White

“My heart is broken. So glad I got a Freddy hug a few weeks ago and a kiss! Forever we will think of him and smile. ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Laura Smith - Charleston, SC

“I have such fond memories of Freddie as a second grader! He was so funny and always so sweet. I am keeping you, Melody, Fred, Melissa and Jennifer,...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Lisa Hilton - Charleston, SC

“Dear Melody and Fred, There are no words to express our feelings. We are so sorry for your loss. We love ya'll, Clyde...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: claudia umphlet - charleston, SC

Charles Fred Clute, IV, 26, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Sunday, June 4, 2017. His Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Thursday in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 10:00 a.m.until the time of service.

Charles was born May 27, 1991 in Charleston, SC, son of Charles Fred Clute, III and Melody Cook Clute. He was a Commercial construction worker. He is survived by his parents, Charles and Melody Clute of Charleston, SC; fianc", Jori Bowen of Hanahan, SC; two sisters, Jennifer Clute of Goose Creek, SC, Melissa Griffin of Charleston, SC; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Cook of Charleston, SC, paternal grandmother, Gloria Walsh of Pittsboro, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MADD- Mother's Against Drunk Drivers, 421 Mission Court, Irmo, SC 29063.