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“So sorry to hear the loss of Mr. Eubank. He was a very kind man, and I was very proud to work for him for many years. My condolences to the family! ”
1 of 41 | Posted by: Paula Wilson - Challenge, CA

“So sorry to hear of your loss, which is also our loss. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 41 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summerville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Eubank family.Mr.Eubank was a fair man and a true pleasure to work for.He will be missed but not forgotten. ”
3 of 41 | Posted by: William & Kathy Hunt - SC

“Graham and Becky, Our heart goes out to the family. We're so sorry for your loss. We'll miss his friendly smile and conversation everytime he came...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Terry O'Quinn - Charleston, SC

“I have just learned of the passing of Manly Eubank today. I was first hired in the Automobile Business by Manly Eubank of Palmetto Ford when it was...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: Sandra Malone - Duluth, GA

“I have had the unique privilege of working for Mr Manly Eubank for well over two decades. I will truly cherish my many wonderful memories of him....Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Tony and Marietta Barron - SC

“Graham and Burnam, Sorry for your loss. He was a major player in a dying breed of men. Such a cool guy he was. And he loved to go boating! ”
7 of 41 | Posted by: Freddy Renken - Charleston, SC

“Jan, Joe and I send heartfelt sympathy to the extended Eubank family with the passing of Manly. With compassion and sympathy, Beverly ”
8 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Many thanks to Mr Eubank for all he has done for the Charleston community.He will be missed by many. May God be with his family during this difficult...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Frank Classen - Charleston, SC

“I have many fond memories of Manly. I am a former wife of an automobile dealer and we were together in those events plus other social ones. He was a...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: Sissy Ehrhardt - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Sorry for your loss may the God of all comfort be with you in your time of need ”
11 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Burnham and Graham,I am sorry to hear of this loss and I'm thinking of you both and pray for you to feel comforted right now. ”
12 of 41 | Posted by: Lucy Buxton - Charleston, SC

“My thoughts and prayers go to the family. I stillhave fond memories of Manly. Bill Hall First cousin on Mothers side ”
13 of 41 | Posted by: Bill Hall - Clayton, NC - Family

“My heart goes out to Manly's beloved family.. He was a truly wonderful and gracious gentleman. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Melinda Rigney - Belchertown, MA

“One of the longest employees of Manly's at Palmetto Ford, I can attest to the fact he was a truly gentle thoughtful boss. He will truly be missed....Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Skip Turner - Round O, SC

“Our condolences to the family. May God bless you and give you peace. ”
16 of 41 | Posted by: Rita Addison - Summerville, SC

“I have known Manly since 1993 thru my employer, First Extended. Manly was very kind and engaging with me and I came to really appreciate him as a...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Bob Lowery - Dunn, NC - Friend

“My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the words found at Philipians 4:6,7. ”
18 of 41 | Posted by: A M - Charlotte, NC

“My thoughts and prayers to the Eubank family. Manly was always a pleasure to be around...a gentleman indeed. ”
19 of 41 | Posted by: Bob Nitkewicz - Johns Island, SC

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your love one. May you find comfort in the God of comfort. ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Manly defined the meaning of a true Southern Gentleman. He will be missed by all. Bless the Eubank family. ”
21 of 41 | Posted by: Al Floyd - Mt. Pleasant,, SC

“I will keep him memory close. He was always a fair person to work for. Never asked a question he didn't know the answer to. Not many people know he...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: Rick Smith - Ladson

“Manly defined the meaning of a true Southern Gentleman and will be truly missed. Bless the Eubank family! ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Al Floyd - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“To the Eubank Family, the Staff of Roper Hospital Pastoral Care Dept. extend our deepest condolences during this time of bereavement. And it was an...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: Chaplain Leon Maxwell - SC

“Mr Eubank will be missed. I feel very honored to have known him. Prayers to family. ”
25 of 41 | Posted by: Sue & Gary Pogue - Charleston, SC

“What a wonderful man Manly was. He will be missed my many. The Eubank family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
26 of 41 | Posted by: Rita Hoover - Goose Creek, SC

“Very sorry for this loss. A true community leader who enjoyed people. His many kind acts are not forgotten. ”
27 of 41 | Posted by: Roy DeHaven - Charleston, SC

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
28 of 41 | Posted by: Addrianne Higgins - SC

“Celebrating a life well lived. Manly was a truly kind and generous individual who made Charleston a better place to live! ”
29 of 41 | Posted by: Bernie Groseclose - Brevard, NC

“Our deepest sympathy for your loss. May God Bless your family. ”
30 of 41 | Posted by: Roger and Sheila Early - SC

“My deepest condolences to the Eubank Family, so very sorry for your loss. I had the honor and privilege to work with and be a part of the Palmetto...Read More »
31 of 41 | Posted by: freddie bagwell - Nashville, TN

“it was with great sadness i learned of Manly's passing he was my mentor and friend for over twenty years may he rest in peace. ”
32 of 41 | Posted by: stewart oltmann - chas., SC

“I remember the first time I met him, ions ago and he told me I would excel in this industry. I was young, bright eyed and in his words full of...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Jennifer Hopkins Powell - SC

“Jan, I'm truly indebted to Manly, for several things -- but most all, for his kind, loving, and loyal support during a very dark time in my life....Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: Jonathan Van Deventer - Gaffney, SC

“Lillie and I extend our deepest sympathy and comforting prayers. May God bless y'all in this time of grieving sorrow... ”
35 of 41 | Posted by: Peter Aquino - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your Family. He was a Great Patriarch of the Eubank Family and will be greatly missed.I always enjoyed running into...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Jim and Barb Clinton - Rock Hill, SC

“Leonard & I send our deepest condolences, Jan, to you and all the family. May God be with you during this time but also know that Heaven has gained...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: Linda Baxley - Johns Island, SC

“Hubie and I extend prayers to all the Eubank Family. A Mighty Fortress is Our God. ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: Patricia Wood - Asheville, NC

“To Graham and family, We are very sorry to hear of your loss.We sincerely hope all of your memories comfort you through these times.All of you are...Read More »
39 of 41 | Posted by: Jim Hayes and Staff of Bendt Brothers Upholstery,Inc. - SC

“Mr Eubank was one of the nicest and frendiliest people I ever met. Prayers sent to all of the Eubank family. ”
40 of 41 | Posted by: Gary Keisler - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“My deepest sympathy to the family. My prayers are with all of you may God be with you. ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: Martha Ford Read - Washington, GA


Graham Manly Eubank, 81, of Johns Island, South Carolina, husband of Janet Hall Eubank, entered into eternal rest, surrounded by family on Saturday, October 28, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church at 57 Pitt Street, Charleston, SC. Immediately following the service, there will be a reception at the Carolina Yacht Club. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Manly was born on October 10, 1936 in Henderson, NC, son of the late Reverend and Mrs. Graham Stanford Eubank. After graduating from Fayetteville High School, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College in 1958. While at Wofford he was president of Kappa Alpha Order. He then served as a Lieutenant in the US Army. In 1969 he moved his family to Charleston where he founded Palmetto Ford Inc.

Manly was very active in the local community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Star Gospel Mission; Chairman and Founding Member of CresCom Bank; President of the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association; President of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce; Commodore of the Carolina Yacht Club, and Chairman of the SC Governors Cup Billfishing Series Advisory Board. He was also a longterm member of the Hibernian Society, the Charleston Club, and the Country Club of Charleston. Manly received many awards, including South Carolina Automobile Dealer of the Year and Time Magazine's Quality Dealer of the Year. Throughout his life he served the church in various capacities, most recently as an Elder at Johns Island Presbyterian Church.

Manly gave of himself often and freely. Family, friends, and coworkers all reaped the benefits of his advice and positive outlook. He never rested on past achievement, always looking forward to new ideas and ways to engage with the world around him. Though many will remember Manly as a gifted storyteller, able to draw in a large crowd with tales of days past, his most beloved time was spent relaxing on his porch swing with family, looking out over the creek.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Janet Hall Eubank; two daughters Burnam Eubank of Mt. Pleasant and Elizabeth Eubank of Lugoff, SC, and one son, Graham M. Eubank, Jr. and his wife Becky of Sullivan's Island; three sisters, Lynne Gregory of Charlotte, NC, Betty Early and her husband Doyle of High Point, NC, and Mariah Kemp and her husband Ron of Greenville, NC; two grandchildren, Terrill and Gray Eubank; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Star Gospel Mission, 474 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or The Dr. Graham S. Eubank '33 Endowed Scholarship Fund, Wofford College, Office of Advancement, 429 N Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29203.