Aiken Obituaries

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  • Thursday | via The Aiken Standard 

    Diane Sawyer's mother dies at 94 in Louisville

    Pearson's Funeral Home confirmed the death but said obituary information wasn't available yet. She died Wednesday after a long illness.


  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Blood Horse 

    East Coast-Based Trainer Furr Dead at 66

    Trainer Danny Furr died Aug. 31 at his home in Aiken, S.C., after a long battle with cancer. He was 66. During his time in New York, Furr had the privilege of being around top horses such as Ruffian, Forego, Java Gold, Fit to Fight, and Sea Hero.


  • Sunday Oct 19 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

    Craft penned the words to songs made famous by the likes of Ray Stevens, Mark Chestnutt, Alison Krauss, the Eagles and Linda Rondstadt. He was inducted earlier this month into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame after being nominated numerous times over the years.


  • Saturday Oct 11 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Two men shot to death, one wounded in Liberty

    Coroner Kandy Kelley said 22-year-old Houston Chapman and 42-year-old Steven Chapman died from gunshot wounds Friday afternoon. Kelley identified Houston Chapman as Steven Chapman's nephew.


  • Tuesday Oct 7 | via The Aiken Standard 

    K-9 died after left by deputy in hot car

    The Aiken County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday that a deputy was disciplined last year after the death of a police K-9 that had been left in a hot car. The dog, an explosives-detecting canine named Cooper, died June 7, 2013, according to Capt.


  • Monday Oct 6 | via The Edgefield Advertiser 

    Randolph Stidem

    Funeral Services for Mr. Randolph "Uncle Doc" Stidem were held Saturday at 12 noon at Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Coleman , Pastor.


  • Tuesday Sep 30 | via The Aiken Standard 

    New DUI law takes effect today

    A new state law that takes effect today will require more people convicted of DUI to have a device installed in their vehicle that will prevent the vehicle from starting if the driver has been drinking alcohol. 'Emma's Law' requires first-time DUI offenders with a blood-alcohol concentration of .15 percent or higher to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle for six months.


  • Tuesday Sep 30 | via The Kingstree News 

    Tora Eaddy, St. Stephens

    Tora Isabelle Tucker Eaddy, 91, widow of John Wilford Eaddy, Jr., died Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at her residence. A funeral service, conducted by the Rev.


  • Sunday Sep 28 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Magazine editor John Mack Carter dead at 86

    AP Photo/SJ, File Ladies' Home Journal editor John Mack Carter sits on his desk while surrounded by a group of feminists in his New York office who were seeking his resignation so that he could be replaced by a woman, on March 18, 1970. Carter, who led some of the nation's most popular women's magazines through the height of the women's rights movement, died at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., Friday, Sept.


  • Sunday Sep 28 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Dempsey holds 1st challenge since mother's loss

    Thousands of runners took part Saturday in the sixth Dempsey Challenge, the first time the cancer support fundraiser in honor of Patrick Dempsey's mother has been held since her death. 'This year's Dempsey Challenge is difficult without our mother but she is with us in our hearts and minds,' Dempsey and his sisters, Mary and Alicia, said in a statement.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Ribbonettes going pink for annual tea

    Aiken Standard File Photo Marion Angel accepts two pink carnations from Aiken Technical College nursing student Justin Kirkland at a previous Pink Ribbon Tea. Also pictured is Aiken Tech nursing student Sherry Fleming.