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 Carl Edwin Meynardie, Sr

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Carl Edwin Meynardie, Sr

  • Birth 13 Jun 1918 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 2011 Hanahan, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial North Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 81965142

Carl Edwin Meynardie, Sr. of Hanahan died Friday, September 2, 2011. He was born June 13, 1918 in Charleston, SC, a son of James William Meynardie and Mattie McGee Meynardie.
He was a graduate of Murray Vocational School where he later taught.
In the pre-war years, along with his sister Matt, he performed with the Coral Islanders string band, playing mandolin on a popular weekly radio show. Following service in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater during WW II, he served with the Department of Labor's Bureau of Apprenticeship in Washington, DC.
Mr. Meynardie owned and operated Universal Contracting Company and was founder, publisher and editor of the Hanahan and Goose Creek News and the Moultrie News, weekly community newspapers. An untiring community supporter, he was active for many years in the Hanahan Civic and Exchange Clubs, promoting and modeling civic responsibility.
He was a member of Advent Lutheran Church, North Charleston, where he served in many areas including leadership in the Lutheran Men's organization, teaching Confirmation Ministry, leading Bible Studies, and for many years teaching the Adult Men's Sunday School Class. He also served on the Boy Scout board at Advent and as a leader of Explorer Post 466 through which he received the Order of the Arrow.
Sharing the vision and calling of his friends the Rev. W.D. and Celia Shealy to reach out to young people in need of family stability, he served as Vice Chairman, Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of Boys Farm, Inc. of Newberry until his death.
He was a consummate handyman and skillful craftsman, who also had a love of and passion for both flying and sailing. As a member of the Civil Air Patrol, he combined his love of flying with his sense of serving the community through search and rescue missions.
His deep faith in God, dedication to the work of the Body of Christ, love of family and care for others were evident throughout his life.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Grace Morris Meynardie, sons Carl Meynardie, Jr. (Connie) and Paul Meynardie, daughter Stephanie Stoudemayer (John), grandchildren Scott Meynardie, Cameron Meynardie, Brittany Meynardie and Zachary Stoudemayer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston 29406 on Monday, September 5 from 12:00 noon until 3 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 3347 Rivers Ave., North Charleston.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN ENTRESTED TO THE CARE OF CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC.


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  • Created by: Melinda B-B
  • Added: 14 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81965142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Edwin Meynardie, Sr (13 Jun 1918–2 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81965142, citing Carolina Memorial Park, North Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Melinda B-B (contributor 47408732) .