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Edmund Middleton Rhett, Jr.

Edmund Middleton Rhett, Jr.
  • November 12, 1951 - December 21, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    P.O. Box 758532
    Topeka, KS 66675

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Once A Marine Always a Marine “Whenever I become aware that another Marine has answered his last muster, I am reminded by words in our Marines' Hymn that tells us, the streets of...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Another Marine - Summerville, SC

“Dear Mrs. Rhett, Ann and Francis,I am very sorry to hear of the loss of Edmond. I hope that all of the family will find peace at this difficult time...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Rhett's,I am so sorry for your loss. Buzzy was a good guy. Another of the neighborhood gang is now in Gid's Living embrace. May Gid's Peace...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Chris Sosnowski - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Dear Mrs. Rhett, Ann and Frances, I was very saddened to hear of Ed's passing and I want to express my condolences. I have many fond memories of Ed...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Michael Trouche


Edmund Middleton Rhett, Jr., 68, entered into eternal rest, Saturday, December 21, 2019. His funeral service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Ed was born November 12, 1951 in Charleston, SC son of Ann Bee Rhett and the late Edmund M. Rhett, Sr. He attended Mrs. Elliott's School, Gaud School and was a graduate of Porter Gaud School. After a year in college, Ed enlisted in the Marine Corps and during his tour of duty served at the Marine Corps Air Base in Iwakuni, Japan. After his discharge from active duty, Ed remained in the Marine Corps Reserves while attending San Diego City College. He later returned to South Carolina to attend and graduate from the University of South Carolina.

For many years, Ed was involved in residential and industrial electric work in Houston and Las Vegas and operated his own contracting company providing electrical installation for new home construction sites. In recent years as a Civil Service employee, he worked at the U. S. Naval Base in Norfolk, Virginia and the Marine Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia.

Ed was predeceased by his father, Edmund M. Rhett, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Ann; sisters: Ann S. Rhett and Frances Rhett Steel (Alexander); nephew, Alexander P. Steel, Jr.; nieces: Katherine Steel and Ann Frances Pinion (Daniel); his aunt, Frances C. Rhett; and his uncle, Sandiford S. Bee (Rosamond).

Memorials may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, P.O. Box 758532, Topeka, KS 66675.

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