|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1961|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 2013|
South Carolina, USA
He was a graduate of Porter Gaud School and The College of Charleston. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1988. He began his career in the Solicitor's Office in Charleston as an Assistant Solicitor. From 1993 to 1998, he served as Deputy Solicitor in Berkeley County. In 1998, Alston entered private practice and served as a municipal judge in Mount Pleasant. He served in this capacity until 2001 when he was appointed to the United States Attorney's Office as an Assistant U. S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division where he remained until 2013.
He was a devoted father, a caring husband and a beloved brother and uncle. He had a tremendous heart and a generous spirit. An avid sportsman, he was a member of Porter Gaud's and College of Charleston's soccer teams and remained passionate about the sport throughout his life, coaching both of his sons' soccer teams. He also enjoyed all water sports, particularly kayaking and fishing.
He was the son of the late Alston Calhoun Badger, Sr. and Florence Elise Ready Badger. He was the seventh child and only son and was adored by his six older sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife Mary "Mimi" Riley Badger and their two sons, Alston Calhoun Badger, III and Riley McKain Badger all of Mount Pleasant, SC; sisters: Margaret "Rett" (Ronnie) Badger Fitts of Mount Pleasant, SC, Jennie "Deedie" (Bill) Badger Daniel of Dillon, SC, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Mark) Badger Langdon of Blythewood, SC, Mary (Mark) Badger Cartwright of Johns Island, SC, Amy Badger of Edisto Island, SC, and Sally (Tim) Badger Jarvis of Hollywood, SC; sisters-in-law Sara (Bobby) Downing and Harriet (Rick) Watkins; nieces and nephews: Christian Wolfe, Haywood Wolfe, Shipp Daniel, Anna McLaurin, Emily Eberlin, Catie Langdon, Alston Knaus, Ben Langdon, Tracy Badger, Maggie Fitts, Mary Downing, Riley Downing, Sara Laffler and Taylor Watkins. He was also preceded in death by his nephew, Reese Fitts.
The funeral service was held Friday, February 1, 2013 at St. Andrews Church, 440 Whilden Street, Mount Pleasant, SC. J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Alston Calhoun Badger (1925 - 1986)
Elise Ready Badger (1926 - 2011)
Created by: Laurie Davis Hannah
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
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