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George Stafford Stinson

George Stafford Stinson
  • March 19, 1954 - September 12, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul
    126 Coming Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“May you find light in this dark moment, comfort when there seems to be none and joy in remembrance. I have very fond memories of all the fishing...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Patrick Frazier - Ravenel, SC

“Our Hearts are completely broken. We thoroughly enjoyed Staffords company and his very kind heart. But most of all his amazing sense of humor. Always...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kristan Vincent - James Island, SC

“Stinson family, our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Gayle & Michael Cox - SC

“I'm so sad to hear about Stafford's passing. We were friends for a long time and I will always remember his cheerful smile and sense of humor. I am...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Siler - Dunnellon, FL

“Marinda you are in my thoughts and prayers.May our Lord and Savior grant you and your family rest and peace. In Jesus Name. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Rochelle Burnell - Goose Creek, SC

“Dear Marenda and Family:I am so very sorry for your loss. Growing up in Charleston, living near the Stinsons was a big part of my life. The family...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Julie Durham - Fort Mill, SC

“Marenda and family. I'm so sorry to hear of Stafford's passing. May God's strong arms wrap you in healing comfort. A fellow Rad Tech Dawn Blackburn...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Dawn Brown - Summerville, SC

“Dear Stinson Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all.Sincerely, Susan, Roland, and Michael Feldman ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Feldman - Charleston, SC

“What a great loss of such a great friend. I will always think of Stafford when boating, fishing, or surfing. He was one of my best buddies. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Matthew Kitts - Charleston, SC

“I would often work well past the agreed upon car pool time with my wife and many times I would find him working late too and ask for a ride home as...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Benton - James Island, SC

“Stafford was a great person with a great sense of humor. Wonderful boss for several years. Prayers and thoughts to his family. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Wendy Davis - charleston, SC

“To The Stinson Family,Each of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let your precious memories of Mr. Stinson wipe away your tears and bring joy...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Holmes - Hollywood, SC

“I worked with Stafford for many years at the VA. He was a wonderful man, co-worker, and such a kind person. He had a unique sense of humor and was a...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: jan sylvester - Murrells Inlet, SC

George Stafford Stinson, 65, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Marenda Faye Driggers Stinson entered into eternal rest Thursday, September 12, 2019. His Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 in The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul Church, 126 Coming Street, Charleston, SC at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends in Wellbrock Hall, in the church, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. A reception will be held following the service in Wellbrock Hall, in the Church. Interment will be private. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

George was born March 19, 1954 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Jack Augusta Stinson, Sr. and Elizabeth Anne Stafford Stinson. He retired from the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center as the Director of Imaging. He graduated from Middleton High School, class of 1972; MUSC where he received an associates degree in radiology and The Baptist College of Charleston where he received his bachelor's degree. Following his graduation from The Baptist College of Charleston, he directed the transformation of the Orangeburg Technical College Radiology Program from a hospital based program to an associate's degree program. He was a former president of the SC State Society of Radiologic Technologists. George was an active member of The Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul where he was involved in the Men's Bible Study and formerly served on the Vestry for four years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife, Marenda F. Stinson of Charleston, SC; son, Brandon Stafford Stinson (Chantelle) of Charleston, SC; grandchildren, Victoria Lynn Stinson and Michael Stafford Stinson; sister, Elizabeth S. Hendrick (Gerald) of Salem, SC; brother, Jack A. Stinson, Jr. (Karen) of Charleston, SC; several nieces and nephews and his beloved black lab "Evie".

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming Street, Charleston, SC 29403.