Graveside services to celebrate the life of Bentley Richard Stogsdill III, 62, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 7, 2013 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. James Barnhill will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to Camp Burnt Gin, Box 101106, Columbia, SC, 29211, attention Margie Horton, or the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Dick Stogsdill died Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born in Camden, SC, the son of Lorine Strak and the late Bentley Richard Stogsdill, Jr. Dick was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, the Crazy Quail Club, and Springdale Hall Club. He was a Boy Scout leader, a PAL baseball coach and an avid banjo and guitar player, especially with his father. Dick loved the lake, whether it was cruising on the pontoon or jet ski, working on a project in his workshop or just puttering around, fixing this and that.
Besides his mother, Dick is survived by his wife of 29 years, Nancy Gerry Stogsdill; he was completely devoted to Geoff Groat (Sharon) of Charleston and Whitney Henricks (Charlie) of Green Cove Springs, FL, and to his beloved son, Richard Henry Stogsdill of Camden, grandchildren, Eliza and Suzanne Groat. In addition were his brother, Joe Stogsdill of Rembert, SC; sisters, Sandy Ogle (Paul) of Cary, NC and Elizabeth Pentecost (Jim) of Roxboro, NC; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
His family would like to thank all the following people for their loving care, their expertise, the kindness shown & the support given to both Dick and his family: Dr. Steve Madden, Cindy and Paige of Lexington Oncology; Lexington Medical Center’s 8th Floor Oncology & ER staff; National Health Care’s Azalea Unit; Susan Munn and Anthony Godfrey and their staff at Camden Family Care.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Stogsdill family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.