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Gene William Dempsey

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J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

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North Charleston, SC 29406
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“My condolences for your loss. May you all be strengthened by the God of comfort during this difficult time. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: - Charleston, SC

“Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“So sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort give you the strength you need to endure your loss. Sincerely, The Scotts ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

4 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Chadwick - SC

“May you rest in peace and no pain, until we meet again in the house of the Lord. Amen!! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Keith and Robin Cleveland - SC

“Michael & Derrick - I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I have so many fond memories of Gene. We were always laughing when we would get together....Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Marsha Johnson - North Charleston, SC

“My Deepest Condolences to Michael, Derrick and the Entire Dempsey Family. Heaven has truly gained a new angel full of Great Humor and a Huge Heart....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Dempsey Wheate - High Rolls, NM

Gene William Dempsey, 74, of Hanahan, SC, died Sunday, November 20, 2016. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2016, in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC., NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park; pallbearers are Troy Dempsey, Chad Dempsey, Rodney Dempsey, Jake Dempsey, Jr., Brian Jackson, and Donovan Stevenson. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1:30 pm until the time of the service. Gene was born January 26, 1942, in Charleston, SC, son of the late Heyward Cecil Dempsey and Thelma Edna Hiott Dempsey. He was a graduate of Bamberg High School and retired as a quality control specialist with Lockheed Aircraft Co. He was a member of the North Charleston United Methodist Church, Dorchester Blue Lodge #369 AFM and the Omar Shrine. He is survived by his two sons, Michael S. Dempsey of Hanahan, SC and Derrick Dempsey of Cocoa Beach, FL; two grandsons, Kyle Dempsey and Kevin Dempsey both of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Jake Dempsey of Holly Hill, SC and Robert Dempsey (Betty) of Branchville, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife, Becky Davis Dempsey.