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Charles Meyer Othersen, Sr.

Charles Meyer Othersen, Sr.
  • July 22, 1935 - January 9, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Ashley River Baptist Church
    1101 Savannah Highway
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • and/or to In Memory of Charles Othersen
  • MUSC Foundation
    18 Bee Street
    Charleston, SC 29425

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“Only just now have we learned of Mr Charlie's passing and extend our deepest condolences. We are keeping Ms Dot and family in our thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Reggie Strickland & Family - SC

“We are saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Otherson. Our families go back for many years. We will lift each of y'all up in our prayers. Love to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Catherine Chartrand - Lexington, SC

“Our heavenly father is good and merciful, he keep those who pass on in his memory because they are precious to him. Psalms 116:15. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: AC GA

“Biemann, Lydia, Catherine and families, You are in my thoughts and prayers. God's peace to you. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summerville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Othersen Family during this difficult time. Mr. Othersen was a strong supporter of our mission and he will be...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Lowcountry Food Bank - Charleston, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Othersen family. I cherish the many fond memories of so many years ago. May his soul rest in peace. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Tolley - Altamonte Springs, FL

“Our thought's and prayers are with you and your family. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Sarah & Al Ford - Hollywood, SC

“May God comfort your family and give you all peace. I am keeping you all lifted in prayer. Trust God. He never fails and He will never leave you or...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon McDonald - College Park, GA

“I am very sorry about the loss of your loved one. Please draw strength from the love and support of your family and friends during this difficult...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: N.G.

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this hard time!I will truly miss Uncle Charles and will always remember his funny personality and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kim Jordan - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Charles Meyer Othersen, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Dorothy Armantrout Othersen entered into eternal rest Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The family will receive friends Friday, January 11, 2019 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Ashley River Baptist Church, 1101 Savannah Hwy. at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Charles was born July 22, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Henry Biemann Othersen and Lydia Smith Othersen. He was a graduate of Rivers High School. He was a sales territory manager in Heating and Air for over 40 years. He served over thirteen years in the Army Reserves and the National Guard. Charles was an active member of Ashley River Baptist Church and Bible Study Class of John Day. Lifetime member of ASHARE, board member of Charleston Ocean Front Villas of Folly Beach, SC. He was also a former member of St. Andrew's Baptist Church where he served as deacon, church treasurer and chairman of church school board.

Survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy "Dot" Armantrout of Charleston, SC; daughter, Dorothy Leigh Freston of Jonesboro, GA; grandsons, Brett Freston (Candance) of Hampton, GA, Sean Freston (Melissa) of Thomaston, GA, and Cory Freston (Rachel) of Stockbridge, GA; five great-grandchildren, Hannah Freston, Brayden Freston, Bryleigh Freston, Carter Freston, and Jackson Freston; brothers, Dr. Biemann Othersen (Janelle) and Claus Othersen (Mary Helen); sisters, Lydia Southworth and Catherine Johnson (Marion) and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Tammy Charlene Ridge (Edward), son Charles Othersen Jr., and brother William Othersen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ashley River Baptist Church, 1101 Savannah Hwy., Charleston, SC, 29407 and/or to the MUSC Foundation, 18 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29424 In memory of Charles Othersen.

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