June 16, 2014

Wade Hampton Ertzberger

— Senior Chief Ships Serviceman (SHCS) Wade Hampton Ertzberger, U.S. Navy, retired, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at the age of 85.

Senior Chief was a 21-year Navy veteran, serving on destroyers which he loved. He was also a retired purchasing agent for the Charleston County School System.

Mr. Ertzberger was born Aug. 28, 1928, in Cowarts, N.C., son of the late Walker Jefferson Ertzberger and the late Nancy Minerva Passmore Ertzberger. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Doris Jean Conrad Ertzberger, who passed away Oct. 3, 2013. He was also preceded in death by six brothers and 10 sisters.

Surviving are his son, Randall Wade Ertzberger and his wife, Carol of Rocky Face; grandson, Phillip Randall Ertzberger; great-grandson, Donovan Randall Ertzberger, both of Gig Harbor, Wash.,; and his sister, Iva Lee Ertzberger Coggins, of Mills River, N.C.

His funeral will be at Carnes Crossroads Church of God Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Interment will be in Plantation Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Russell Funeral Chapel, Moncks Corner today between 6 and 8 p.m. The family will also receive friends at the home, 2343 S. Live Oak Drive, Moncks Corner, S.C.

Arrangements are by Russell Funeral Chapel, 107 W. Main St., Moncks Corner, S.C., (843) 761-8050.