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“Deepest Sympathy and Prayers for Barbara and the entire Epstein Family for the loss of Edwin- a true Gentleman. Several fond memories of him in our...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Laverne Clifton Giesber

“Dear Epstein family, I am sorry to hear of your loss.I hope all of your memories comfort you through these times.You are all in our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jimmy Hayes

“So sorry to hear about Eppy. I'm praying the Lord will comfort your hearts with peace. Gloria Neal ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria Neal

“Dear Barbara I am so sorry to hear about Ed. You and your family have mine and Ted's condolences and you are in our prayers. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Stacy Redman

“Sue and I are very sorry for your loss. Many times Murray and I would have conversations about Mr. Epstein and his travels and great spirit. The...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jim and Sue Schneider

“Sharing in your sorry. I hope you know we are here for you.With love and friendship.Love, Judy & Bill Rizzo ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: William & Judith Rizzo - SC

“My condolences to all. This man was loved by many more then his own. Real leader in everyway. I loved you since introduction 30 years ago. Uncle...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dora Epstein - JberzKnotts Island, NC

“Dear family of Mr. Ed, I spent many years working with Mr. Ed at seigels. He was a very great help to me as a younger employee. A wonderful man of...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn Graham - North Charleston, SC

“Prayers for Ed and family I worked with ed for about six years at Siegal´s hardware ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: John Sullivan

“So very sorry to hear about Ed. He and Barbara were great neighbors of ours and to my son (David Holt) for many years. I will always have great...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Dot Story

“Jo Ellen and I were so sad to hear of "Eppy's" passing. He had a life of dedicated service to his country, his community, and most importantly his...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jo Ellen and Jan Basile

“Saddened to hear of the passing of "Eppy". Prayers of comfort and peace over the family during their time of grief. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Pete Sharkey


Edwin S. Epstein, III passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 11th, 2021, surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of 69 years, Barbara G. Epstein and his three sons. Edwin was born March 15, 1931 in Peoria, Illinois, and was raised in Augusta, Georgia. He was the son of Edwin Sigmund Epstein, Jr. and Esther Berg Epstein. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Jerome Epstein and his sister, Barbara Ann Epstein.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, his three sons, Murry G. Epstein (Maggie), David B. Epstein (Susan) and Mark A. Epstein (Linda), all of Charleston, SC; his brother, Julian D. Epstein (Pat) of Summerville, SC; six grandchildren: Rebecca Epstein (Jackie), Allison Moore (Garrett), Daniel Epstein (Rebecca), Jason Epstein, Robert Epstein, Rachel Neal (Ryan); and nine-great grandchildren: Kendi, Sheppard, Emmett, Asher, Everly, Silas, Lawton, Ellis and Jackson.

Edwin received his degree in Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1952, where he was also a member of the diving team. After graduation, he served in the US Navy and retired as Commander. His time in the service inspired a lifelong love of travel and passion for adventure. Following his retirement from the Navy, he continued to use his engineering talents at Siegels, Inc. for 25 years and later, at Southern Components. Edwin loved his family fiercely and always showed up when he was needed. That love flowed over into a multitude of lifelong friendships spanning the globe. Edwin loved gardening, the newest cars, boats and technology and was most often found helping out. Last, but not least, Edwin was a faithful member of K.K.B.E. Congregation for over 50 years.

There will be a private burial at Beaufort National Cemetery and A Celebration of Life at the end of April. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Memorials may be made to K.K.B.E. Congregation, 90 Hassell Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital (online at www.stjude.org or by mail: 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105).