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George "Pete" William Harbeson

George "Pete" William Harbeson
  • December 20, 1930 - June 29, 2021
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joe and Flossie Sankitts

“We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Harbison. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bill & Barbara Canady - SC

“Aunt ida just wanted you to know you're in my prayers and I love you very much.peggy,sharon,daniel,kyle,aldon,Sharon,,,, remember them all just know...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Christine Moore - Family

“Sharon,I am very sorry to be reading about your dad. Wish I had a number or address for you. Tried writing you while I was in GA. Back in SC. ...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ernestine B Pitchford

“Mr. Pete was one of a kind. He loved his family and he showed his love in everything he did. He was a loving friend and we loved to talk with him....Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Harris and Linda Varner - Family

“Mr Harbeson was a good, loving man. Though we had obvious differences of opinion on many topics, he never once had a bad word to say to me. He was so...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mara Sholette - Acquaintance

“Aunt Ida I'm sorry to hear about Uncle Pete passing away. My prayers and thoughts are with you. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Louann Parker - Harleyville, SC


George "Pete" William Harbeson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. George was born in Grover, SC, on December 20, 1930, to the late Daniel Lewis Harbeson and the late Nell Jackson Harbeson.

George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ida Mae Harbeson; daughters Peggy Varner (Aldon) and Sharon Pajk (Todd); son Daniel Harbeson (Misty); grandchildren, Kyle Varner (Heather), Travis Varner (Paige), Jordan Boswell (Zachary), Tristan Turner (Alex), and Shana Harbeson; and five great-grandchildren. George is predeceased by his step-mother Nettie Harbeson; sister, Louise Hutto; and two brothers, Lewis "Dick" Colon Harbeson and Klyne "Happy" Harbeson.

George served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his time in the Army, he returned to Charleston SC to make his home, where he had a career as a painting contractor. George was a long-time member of Charleston Calvary Church of Nazarene.

A visitation will be held from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston SC 29406. Funeral service will follow in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Carolina Memorial Gardens immediately following the service.