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James Harrison Muse, Jr.

James Harrison Muse, Jr.
  • December 21, 1939 - August 23, 2021
  • Summerville, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston , SC 29406
  • and/or:
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    P. O. Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675

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2180 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
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“Dad, The last couple of weeks have been very hard, but I am so grateful for the time we had even if you were not well then, at least I know you are...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ellen Fitch - Walterboro, SC

“Now you will be sitting at the Pearly Gate instead of the Side Gate at the Joe. Be at peace Jim. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Bob Tamietti - Charleston, SC

“Dad you will be truly missed by many. The Riverdogs won't be the same without you. Until we meet again. All my love ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Gwen Marshall - Grovetown, GA

“Will truly be missed! Grandpa Jimmy, I was happy to see you when coming to visit mom and us all for the holidays and here lately was every few...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jaime Fitch - Walterboro, SC


James Harrison Muse, Jr., 81, of Summerville, SC, entered into eternal rest Monday, August 23, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Sunday, August 29, 2021 in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 6:00 pm. The family will receive friends between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Sunday. Interment with military honors will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Beaufort National Cemetery at 12:00 pm. Please wear a mask and observe social distancing.

James was born December 21, 1939 in San Diego, CA, son of the late James H. Muse, Sr. and the late Bernice Roth Roy. He was retired from the U.S. Army with 30 years of service. He served two tours in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves Baseball games.

He is survived by two daughters, Ellen Fitch (Ed) of Walterboro, SC and Clarissa Marshall (Dan) of Grovetown, GA; brother, Jerry Muse (Harriett) of Ravenel, SC; two sisters, Linda Cantrell of North Charleston, SC and Carol Groover (Ron) of Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; former wife, Reditha Wade (Lewis) of Cottageville, SC.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Troy A. Muse; brother, Johnny Muse; and his sister, Sandra Richard.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 and/or Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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