- August 8, 1932 - April 10, 2017
- Edisto Beach, South Carolina
of Joseph's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Edisto Island United Methodist Church Building Fund
8193 Palmetto Road
Edisto Beach , SC 29438
Epworth Children's Home
P. O. Box 50466
Columbia, SC 29250
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J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel
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“My heartfelt condolences to the family.
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jeannie Hagood - Charleston, SC
“Joe and I corresponded about our Mole family connections over time but especially as he was tying up lose ends as he neared publication. He impressed...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Rose-Marie Williams - SC - Friend
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Annette and family
3 of 13 | Posted by: Joanne and Bud Zobel - SC
“Joe and Annette are great people. I'll always remember visiting them both in West Ashley and Edisto Island with my Mom and Dad (Joe's first cousin),...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Wayne Fairey - Mt. Pleasant, SC
“Having Joe and Annette as friends and fellow church members during our years at Edisto Beach enriched our lives. Joe was a kindred spirit and like a...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bill and Rose Ramsay - Berea, KY
“So sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Joe was a great asset to Edisto Beach and he will be missed...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: matthew Kizer - Edisto Beach, SC
“Annette and family,Elaine and I were deeply saddened to learn of Joe's passing. His presence in our lives will be missed as he was a gentleman,...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Risher Fairey - Columbia, SC
“Ms Rotta and Family. So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most sad time. God Bless you all.. Love a former...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: chris Strickland - Charieston, SC
“Annette, I am sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was a great man and held a special place in my heart especially because he reminded me of my...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Velma Johnson - Summerville, SC
“Dear Annette, Laura, and Amanda,Our entire family mourns the loss of Joe with all of you. We all have such wonderful memories of spending time with...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Cynthia Barlow - FL
“My sincere sympathy to you Annette and your family. He will bemissed by all who knew him. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
11 of 13 | Posted by: Laura Brown - Herndon, Va.
“This husband and father was much loved and our thoughts are with his wife and children. A life well lived surrounded by those he cared for most... We...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Patrick and Tiffany Jonas - SC
“Our condolences go out to Annette and family. My family and I have been going to Edisto Beach for as long as I can remember and that is also how long...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Greg Lawson - Aiken, SC
Joseph Franklin Mole, Jr. , 84, of Edisto Beach, South Carolina, husband of Annette Kinard Mole entered into eternal rest Monday, April 10, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Edisto Island United Methodist Church, 8193 Palmetto Road at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow the service in Live Oak Cemetery, Walterboro, SC at 12:15 p.m. The family will receive friends Friday in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Joe was born August 8, 1932 in Walterboro, SC, son of the late Joseph Franklin Mole and Maybell Fairey Mole. He was a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and a U.S. Army Officer. Joe was a retired Chemical Engineer with Westvaco Paper Company. He was a former Rotarian, member of Lambda Chi Alpha, and charter member of both Grace United Methodist Church and Edisto Island United Methodist Church.Joe was an avid Georgia Tech fan, enthusiastic genealogist, and world traveler. From the time of his childhood, Joe loved Edisto Beach and was privileged to serve as Chair of Town of Edisto Beach Planning Commission.
He is survived by his Wife of 62 years, Annette Mole of Edisto Beach, SC; two daughters, Laura Mole Rotta (Steve), Amanda L. Mole (Carl Fosseen) both of Charleston, SC; sister, Claudia Myers (David) of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren, Cal Fosseen, Maggie Rotta, and Melanie Rotta.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Edisto Island United Methodist Church Building Fund, 8193 Palmetto Road, Edisto Island, SC 29438 and Epworth Children's Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205.
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