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Edward Harden Dopson
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  • Charleston Animal Society
    2455 Remount Road
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“Sorry to hear about Harden, I have fond memories of the times we shared. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Eddie Thompson - Moncks Corner, SC

“Joyce and Family Our prayers are with you and your family. He is James Ist. cousin. He has memories of Harden. Our love, James & Nancy Breland ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: James, Nancy Breland - Walterboro, SC

“Our prayers go out to his family. We have heavy hearts About his accident and passing. Our love will always be with you. God is a great healer and...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: James & Nancy Breland - SC

“Marisa, I am so sorry to hear that your father died. It is so hard to lose a parent. Please know that I am thinking of you. My condolences to you and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Elizabeth Wenner - SC

“So sorry to hear of Harden's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: DeLoris Hamilton - Walterboro, SC

“I was saddened to learn of Hardin's passing. We went to Walterboro High together and I will always cherish the memories and friendship we had in...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: DONNA Butler Sineath - Islandton, SC

“It was a shock to learn of Ed's passing at such a young age. He was a good neighbor, always there to help with any project. I learned a lot from...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Vernon Owens - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Harden.I have many fond memories of our time spent growing up.Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Dopson Toa - Walterboro, SC

“Praying for you all in this time of sorrow. God be with you ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Buddy & Dorothy Gerard - Ruffin, SC

“Marisa, Steve, Peyton and family ~ Sending my love, prayers and deepest sympathy to you all in the passing of your Father. May God's grace sustain...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Alton Connor - Hendersonville, NC

“Praying for you Joyce and your family ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Fralin - Walterboro, SC


Edward Harden Dopson, 68, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Joyce Carter Dopson died Friday, March 30, 2018. His funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, at 4:00 pm. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 3:00 pm until time of the service.

Ed was born October 31, 1949 in Walterboro, South Carolina, son of Herman Harden Dopson and Mary Breland Dopson. He was a Supervisor for K-Con, Inc., a commercial construction company. In his retirement, Ed worked with his daughter Marisa and son-in-law Steve at TowBoat US Charleston. He served in the Naval Reserve during Vietnam on the NATO fleet and was also in the National Guard. He was a graduate of Walterboro High School and attended Baptist College (now Charleston Southern University). He enjoyed spending time on the water and especially being with his granddaughters. He was also an animal lover, particularly of cats and dogs.

He is survived by his wife Joyce; two daughters, Emily Christine Vorhis (Kyle) of Ladson, SC, Marisa Arden Little (Steve) of Isle Of Palms, SC; sister, Cathy Williams of Yemassee, SC; two brothers, Michael Dopson of Yemassee, SC, Craig Dopson of Yemassee, SC; and two granddaughters, Kaylyn Vorhis and Peyton Little.

Memorials may be made to Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.