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John Calhoun Simonds III

John Calhoun Simonds III
  • October 14, 1935 - March 18, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • St. Michael's Church
    71 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Dear Charlie and Family, So sorry to hear the news of John, and wish that I could have been there to pay my respects.Thinking of you and sending love...Read More »
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“So sad to learn that John is gone. He was a wonderful man, always the same. He could have used fashion advice! but nonetheless was a perfect...Read More »
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“Dear John and family - so sorry to learn just now ofthe death of cousin John- had just been speaking of him with beryl last week and planning to...Read More »
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John Calhoun Simonds III, 81, of Charleston, South Carolina entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 18, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 in St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Magnolia Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Carolina Yacht Club immediately following interment. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

John was born October 14, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late John Calhoun Simonds, Jr. and Frances Caroline Rees Simonds. He was a graduate of Yale University and a retired investment manager. John was a member of the Carolina Yacht Club, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Society of the Cincinnati and St. Michael's Church.

John is survived by his brother, Charles R. Simonds of Charleston, SC; his nephews: Charles R. Simonds, Jr. (Deirdre) and Steven K. Sheppard (Kristin); great-nieces: Alexandra Simonds and Carolina Sheppard; and great-nephew, Aaron Sheppard. He was predeceased by his sister, Frances C. Simonds.

Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or a charity of one's choice.