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James Richard Glymph

James Richard Glymph
  • November 1, 1942 - December 3, 2018
  • Isle of Palms, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • MUSC- Neuro Oncology
    86 Jonathan Lucas Street
    Charleston, SC 29425
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Fair Play Presbyterian Church
    P.O. Box 191
    Fair Play, SC 29643

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“Christy and family, my thoughts and prayers to all during this most difficulty time. Thinking of you Christy from your HFRD family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jan Dunaway - Stone Mountain, GA

“from Roy, Bob, Charlie, Sam, and Elena Burrus...we love you. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Robert Burrus - Shelby, NC

“Christy, So sorry to see on Facebook about Dick's death. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Kaye Poss - Elberton, GA - Friend

“I had the pleasure of working alongside Dick when we both were selling for companies, which were represented by BTM. Dick was a consummate...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Lois Tanner - Orlando, FL

“Thinking of you at this time. I wish Roy and I could be there with you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love,Tina ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Tina White-Huddleston - WV

“Christy and family , Reeves and I are so sorry to hear about Dick .We had some really good times at FPPC . Reeves often talks about Dick and wondered...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts, prayers and heart go out to you all. Dick was a fine man and was blessed to have met him 13 years ago at FPPC. May your precious...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Tanner - Fair Play, SC

“Christy and family, We are devastated to learn of Dick's untimely passing. He was truly a shining light in our lives, a trusted and loyal friend, a...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Larry & Susan Dunster - Columbia,, SC

“Martha & I are totally numb! We know Dick struggled and suffered. But, Christy, Steph, Amy & Jay there is such a huge hole in our lives now I'm not...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Pete & Martha Johnson - Conway

“Aunt Christy, Steph, Amy and Jay...I can't begin to tell you how heartbroken I was to hear about Dick's passing...I'm sorry and it's another memory...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Charles (Chuck) Johnson. - GA


James Richard Glymph, 76, of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, formerly of Fair Play, South Carolina, husband of Christy Stanley Glymph died Monday, December 3, 2018. His Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Fair Play Presbyterian Church, Fair Play, SC at 11:00 am. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Dick was born November 1, 1942 in Mooresboro, North Carolina, son of Marie Vernon Burrus Glymph and the late Backman Hentz Glymph. He was honored to serve his country in the US Naval Reserves active in Charleston from 1966-1968. Dick spent his professional life in the field of medical sales specializing in Respiratory Care Products and Development. As a founding member, he served on the Neuroscience Advisory Board for the Medical University of South Carolina from 2012 until present. Dick was on the Board of the Oconee Medical Center for 8 years and chaired the building committee for the new hospital completed in 2010. Dick also enjoyed his time on the Oconee Economic Development Board from 1998-2001. A long time member of Fair Play Presbyterian Church, he served the congregation as a Deacon, Elder, and a Trustee.

He is survived by his wife, Christy Stanley Glymph of Isle of Palms, SC; a son, James R. Glymph, Jr. (Olga) of Cumming, GA; two daughters, Stephanie Glymph-Ramsey (Larry) of Smyrna, GA. and Amy Glymph Jennette ( Jeffrey) of Springfield, VA; and eight grandchildren: William, Ethan, Jack, Madeline, Trey, Anna, Philip, and Christy. Also surviving is his twin brother, Joe Glymph ( Dianna) of Macon, GA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Medical University of South Carolina - Neuro Oncology, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425 or to Fair Play Presbyterian Church, PO Box 191, Fair Play SC 29643.