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Dr. Charles J. Geilfuss, Jr.

Dr. Charles J. Geilfuss, Jr.
  • July 20, 1928 - October 31, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
  • East Cooper Community Outreach
    1145 Six Mile Road
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

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“Justin and family, Bill and I would like to extend our sincere sympathy on the death of your dear Dad. He was a good man who served his Lord, his...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Bill & Sandy Narcisso - SC

“Charlie, sorry to hear of the death of your father. He was blessed with a successful life and a loving family. My heartfelt condolences to you and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Tony Cannon - High Point, NC

“My sympathies and prayers are with your wonderful family and special childhood neighbors. May God give you peace and joy in your love and memories...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“As you remember your beloved one, may our Father the God of peace give you comfort and peace in every way today, tomorrow, and always. Please accept...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: John

“Charlie,I was saddened to learn of the death of your father.Please extend my condolences to your family.I met him when he came back for Residency and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Pete von Lehe - Goose Creek, SC

“My Prayers & sympathy are with you all.It's been a long long time since our paths have crossed, but your memory stays with me. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Agnes Galasso - N.Charleston, SC

“I had the privilege of knowing him. He was the penultimate gentleman whom I always loved to see. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: John Jeb Hallett - Charleston, SC

“So very sorry for your loss, Charlie and family. Prayers for all. Carroll Santos ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carroll Santos - MT PLEASANT, SC


Dr. Charles Joseph Geilfuss, Jr., of Mt. Pleasant, SC entered into eternal rest on the morning of October 31, 2018. Preceded in death by Mildred Moore Geilfuss, his loving wife of 53 years. The relatives and friends of Charles Joseph Geilfuss are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, November 5, 2018 in Christ Our King Catholic Church, 1149 Russell Drive at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL from 5:00 until 7:00 pm.

Dr. Geilfuss was born July 20, 1928, in Charleston, SC, son of the late Charles Joseph Geilfuss Sr. and the late Marguerite Westbury Geilfuss. He graduated Charleston High School, The Citadel and Medical University of SC School of Medicine. He was a Radiologist who worked at Medical University and Roper Hospital, retiring in 1997.

He is survived by his children, Dr. Charles J. Geilfuss, III (Debbie), of Charleston, SC, Gemma Grady of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Justin Petersen of Madison, AL; and six grandchildren, Carl, Anna and Jensy Geilfuss; Lindsay (fiancé Steven Workman) and Jesse Grady; and Alexandra Petersen; his beloved sister, Joan Geilfuss Mills of Mount Pleasant, SC.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: East Cooper Community Outreach 1145 Six Mile Rd. Mount Pleasant, SC 29466 or Eccocharleston.org