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Dr. Paul Lester Yantis III

Dr. Paul Lester Yantis III
  • August 7, 1950 - September 27, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • The Christian Medical Clinic at St. Andrews Church
    440 Whilden Street
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Our condolences to Paul 's family. From one Sigma Nu brother to another,Rest In Peace Paul.Wayne Thompson ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Wayne Thompson - Townville, SC

“So sorry for your loss ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Vickery - ft worth, TX

“You left way too soon my friend! I lost touch with you after I left roper in 2001. I remember the conversations we had about credentialing and about...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Alice Turner (McLean) - SC

“I was so sorry to hear Paul had passed away.Sending heartfelt condolences to the family.Donna Brown ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for everyone's loss, Dr. Yantis touched so many lives throughout his life. I was his patient for at least 20 years and he was such a...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Dianne Etheredge - Charleston, SC

“I count knowing and working with Paul as one of the most special blessings in my life. Paul was highly skilled in his medical practice, but more...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Tom Macdonald - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Dr. Yantis was a great medical person with such a great bedside manner. I always enjoyed seeing him and appreciated his professionalism. I know he...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Jonathan and Philip, we are so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We have such great memories of him and you boys playing, camping , and...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: John and Shirley Kratz - SC

“So many fond memories of working with Paul from our days at the County Hospital, Baker/ Roper North and Roper/St. Francis. He was a very special man...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Ruth Padgett, RN - Charleston, SC

“Please accept my family's sincerest condolences and sympathy for the loss of your beloved family member Paul Lester Yantis. We hope that your...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Haschker - Charleston, SC

“Paul and I were fraternity brothers at Presbyterian College. Paul was a fine person , respected, loved and admired. My sympathy to the family ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Douglas - Winston Salem, NC

“Paul, You will be missed as a college roommate, fraternity brother and good friend.Dick Painter ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Painter - Chattanooga, TN

“Thinking of you all during this time. We will greatly miss Dr. Yantis. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Jennifer Sons - Goose Creek, SC

“My thoughts and prayers for with the entire family. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Stacy Robinson - Lilburn, GA

“I'm so so sad to hear this news. My deepest sympathy for your loss. He will be so missed. God bless and comfort you. Becky Kerr ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Becky Kerr - Isle of Palms, SC

“My sincere condolences on the loss of Dr. Yantis to his beloved wife and family. Dr. Yantis was an extraordinary man and there many people in the...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Rebecca Brewer - Charleston, SC, SC

“I'm so very sad about sweet Dr. Yantis passing. I will pray for strength and peace for you Shirley and the family. With Deep Love and Admiration,...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Bachman Mikola - SC

“I was so sad to hear about Dr. Paul Yantis. He was a good man and a good doctor. He will be missed. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Emmie Lindner - Goose Creek, SC

“I am deeply saddened by Paul's death. We were childhood friends and neighbors. I rode to high school with him during my junior year, and we had...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Madeleine McBroom - Durham, NC

“I'm sorry for everyone's loss. Paul is a good man. I will miss him. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: A friend


21 of 22 | Posted by: Paul Yantis

“Dear Shirley and Family...this is such sad news to hear. sending our love, thoughts and prayers to all. I will never forget the days and hours spent...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Troy and Brenda Capps - SC


Paul Lester Yantis III, 67, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Shirley Milstead Yantis, lost his battle with Multiple Myeloma on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. His memorial service will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 in the St. Andrews Historic Church, 440 Whilden Street, Mt. Pleasant at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Paul was born August 7, 1950 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, son of the late Paul Lester Yantis, Jr. and Patricia Lindsey. He grew up in Decatur, GA, where he was an Eagle Scout. Paul graduated from Presbyterian College where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Yantis did his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and served as a Lt. Commander in the US Navy Medical Corps, stationed in Charleston. He became a Gastroenterologist and founded Lowcountry Gastroenterology. Paul served as Chairman of Credentials Committee of East Cooper Regional Medical Center and Roper North Hospital. He was Chief of Medicine at Roper North Hospital and East Cooper Regional Medical Center. He served as the Medical Director of Christian Medical Clinic, Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Paul loved spending time with his family and friends at his mountain cabin and was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Jonathan Yantis of Charleston, SC, Philip Yantis of Mt. Pleasant, SC; step-son, Bradley (Tracy) Richardson of Galesville, MD; step-daughter, Kimberly (David) McLawhorn of Wando, SC; sister, Laurie Schnaubelt of Beaufort, SC; two granddaughters, Lucy Richardson, Ruby Richardson; grandson, Miles McLawhorn; two nieces, Patricia Flores and Kelly Schnaubelt; one nephew Kevin Schnaubelt, Jr.

Memorials may be made to International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA 91607-3421 and The Christian Medical Clinic at St. Andrews Church, 440 Whilden Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.