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James Diedrich Lubs
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    405 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • The German Friendly Society Foundation
    29 Chalmers Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Dear Judy, Janet and Mary Scott--I'm so sorry I was out of state when you celebrated your dad's long and wonderful life. Do you remember how, back in...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Paul Trouche - Charleston, SC

“Dear Judy, Janet, and Mary Scott,Sending my sympathy to all of you and your families at the loss of your daddy. He was a wonderful, generous man. It...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sandy Stephens Corson - Summerton, SC

3 of 6 | Posted by: Crystal Tegley - Cincinnati, OH

“Dear Judy, Janet and Mary Scott, Please accept my condolences for the loss of your father. I will always remember Jimmy as someone who was very...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Trouche - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Mr. Jimmy was one of the finest men I have ever known. A true southern gentleman. I worked with him for a many years at American Mutual/Unisun. One...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Kellahan Finch - Charleston, SC

“Mr. Jimmy was one of the finest men I have ever known. A true southern gentleman. I worked with him for a number of years at American Mutual/Unisun...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Kellahan Finch - Charleston, SC

James "Jimmy" Diedrich Lubs, 94, of Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Louise Donaldson Lubs entered into eternal rest Tuesday, September 10, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019, in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Jimmy was born August 29, 1925, in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Herbert L. Lubs and Burness Knox Lubs. He was a graduate of Georgia Tech and served in the U.S. Navy during the World War II. Jimmy was a retired CEO of Unison (American Mutual) Insurance Company where he worked for 45 years. He was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, The Arion Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. Jimmy was an Honorary Life Member of The Hibernian Society and Life Member of The German Friendly Society. He also served on the board of Citizens and Southern National Bank of South Carolina, The Coastal Community Foundation, The Roper Hospital Foundation Board and The Salvation Army Board.

He is survived by his three daughters: Judith L. Long (Chuck) of Charleston, SC, Janet L. Wedewer (Neil) of Alpharetta, GA and Mary Scott Chesnut (Robert) of Charleston, SC; seven grandchildren: Charles H. Long III, Amanda L. Robertson (Brandon), Christopher J. Wedewer (Tina), Jennifer L. Arentsen (Tim), Allison A. Woodward (Brett), J. Logan Eaton (Madison) and Robert L. Eaton; and eight great-grandchildren: Stella Robertson, Morgan Wedewer, Connor Wedewer, Haley Arentsen, Caroline Arentsen, Taylor Arentsen, Peyton Woodward and Spivey Woodward.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or to The German Friendly Society Foundation, 29 Chalmers Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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Bethany Cemetery

10 Cunnington Avenue Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 723-3121