Jim Bindner: chef, artist, fisherman, musician, businessman and entrepreneur. Father, husband, brother, uncle, and best friend. Though Jim passed away on January 27, 2019, he will live on brightly in the minds and hearts of those who loved him. Jim left no man behind; from feeding the town out of The Gray Man during Hurricane Hugo, to entertaining Pawleys at his fine dining restaurant Ivory's, to becoming ordained so he could marry his friends on their special day, to bringing home an injured stray cat that now naps happily on his porch in the sun, nothing meant more to him than making the lives of those around him just a little bit better. Jim, you made all of our lives so much better just by being here. You fished with us, cooked with us, laughed with us (and at us), and brought out the best in us. You lived life exuberantly, and over the sixty years of your life here in Pawleys Island, taught us to do the same. Everything and everyone you touched will forever carry your unadulterated joy and optimism for the world. Wherever you are now, playing the saxophone and dancing with the contagious energy you never could quite contain, may peace be with you.
Jim's loving family--wife Cindy, daughters Samantha and Mallory, brothers Donnie, Jeff, and Joe, sisters Linda and Roseann, the nieces, nephews, and cousins he cherished, and the five dogs and cats he snuck a bit of each meal to--will miss him every day. We love you, Jim.
Services were held at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 4 pm.
In lieu of flowers, Jim's family is asking for donations to build the Celebration Park he had been diligently working on with the blessing and help of Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art, and the Georgetown County Government. Jim's most recent innovation-in-progress was to create a park where locals could gather to listen to live music, laugh, and reminisce on happy memories of loved ones who had passed. The park will be a representation of his soul: colorful, creative, and carefree. Help us bring Jim's final dream to life by contributing to JB's Celebration Park Inc.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Charles Cobb Sr.
Charles Kenneth "Ken" Cobb, Sr., 88, of Pawleys Island, SC, passed away on January 28, 2019, in Myrtle Beach while being cared for at Embrace Hospice House. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m, Saturday, February 2, at First Baptist Church of Georgetown, SC with the Rev. Dr. Ted Sherrill officiating. The family will receive friends in Myrtle Beach on Friday, February 1, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the home of Tracy and Brian Cobb, 7855 North Ocean Boulevard, and in Georgetown on Saturday following the service, at the home of Lauren and Al Joseph, 933 Willowbank Road.
Ken was born in western Greenville County to the late James H. and Sara A. Cobb on October 13, 1930. He graduated from Parker High in Greenville and served with the US Navy in the South Pacific region during the Korean War. After his military service, he attended Furman University and graduated in 1955. He also earned an MBA from the University of South Carolina in 1978. He married Ellen Roach on June 7, 1952 in Greenville, SC. In 1959 the family moved to Mullins, SC, where Ken established the first CPA practice in Marion County. He served as president of the SC Association of Certified Public Accountants and on several boards and committees over the years. He also served on the National Board of Accountancy. He was always committed to community service, serving as a deacon in Mullins First Baptist Church and Pawleys Island Baptist, as a charter member of the Mullins Rotary Club, and as an elected school board member and county councilman in Marion County.
Ken loved his family deeply. He loved to travel and take new adventures. He loved Furman Paladin Football and kept the same season ticket seats for 29 years. He was self-effacing, gracious, and polite with all he came in contact. He was a deep believer and strove to be more Christ-like in his daily life. He enjoyed his daily walks and was often seen walking the paths of Brookgreen Gardens, or along the Harborwalk and Front Street in Georgetown. Ken was one of the good guys.
Ken was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Ellen; infant son, Jeffrey; brother, Cecil; and sister, Sara. He is survived by sons, Ken Cobb, Jr. (Valerie) of Chevy Chase, MD, and Brian Cobb (Tracy), of Myrtle Beach, SC; daughter, Lauren C. Joseph (Al) of Georgetown, SC; sister, Martha Forrest of Travelers Rest, SC; grandchildren, Charlotte Cobb, Joanna C. Adams (George), Sophie Cobb, Kevin Cobb, Steven Cobb (Sara), Elizabeth R. Schroeder (Jason); two great-grandchildren, Cannon Cobb and Brooke Anne Schroeder; "bonus" grandchildren, Christopher Joseph and Thomas Joseph (Katlyn), and many loved nieces, nephews, and friends.
Memorials in memory of Ken may be given to Brookgreen Gardens, PO Box 3368, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or First Baptist Church, 219 Cleland St., Georgetown, SC 29440. An online guestbook is available to sign at www.msfh.net.
Sadie Lee Kinlaw Ford died on January 22, 2019, at Conway Manor Nursing Home, Conway, SC. Funeral services were held on January 28, 2019 at Dickerson African Methodist Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Rev. Elsa B. Syndab, pastor.
Mrs. Ford was born on July 18, 1947, in Georgetown, SC, to the marital union of the late Mr. Thomas Kinlaw and Mrs. Leola Smith Kinlaw. She was educated in Georgetown County Public Schools and graduated from Howard High School in 1965. Sadie confessed Christ at an early age and became a faithful member of the Dickerson A.M.E. Church Family. She was united in holy wedlock to Mr. Jake Roland Ford. Together, they shared the births and rearing of three children. For several years until retirement, she was employed as a secretary for the Georgetown County Courthouse and with the Georgetown County Public Library. Sadie was an avid reader and known for her adoration of books.
Surviving are her husband, Jake Ford, Georgetown, SC; her children, Terence Ford, Lithonia, GA, Terea Reliford, Waynesville, MO, and Ahamad Ford, Seattle, WA; her brother, Cornelius Kinlaw, Charlotte, NC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.
Margret Ann Singleton Green, died on January 20, 2019, at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, SC. Funeral services were held on January 26, 2019, at Saint Mary A.M.E. Church, Pawleys Island, Rev. Rosa M. Stokes-Smalls, pastor.
Mrs. Green was born on October 1, 1948, in Murrells Inlet, SC, to the marital union between the late Mr. James Singleton and Mrs. Leanna Keith Singleton. She was educated in Georgetown County public schools and graduated from Howard High School in 1968. On October 25, 1968, she was joined in holy matrimony to Mr. Lorenzo Green. They were blessed with five children. Margret spent most of her adult life as a self employed Contractual Cleaner and Personal Care Service Provider. She joined Saint Mary A.M.E. Church, where she served faithfully. She also shared her God given gift of singing with the gospel group, The Singleton Sisters.
Surviving are her husband, Lorenzo Green, Pawleys Island, SC; her children, Lee Ann Green and Melinda Green, Pawleys Island, SC, Lorne James Green of Maryland, Lori Ann Brown, Georgetown, SC, Joseph Smalls of Columbia, SC; her siblings, Betty Joe Holmes, Myrtle Beach, SC, Emma Loadholt, Marylena Crittendon, Alphateen Johnson, and Deloris Greene, Murrells Inlet, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.