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James Call (1930 - 2014)

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James Harwood Call
June 6, 1930-February 6, 2014
Charleston, SC
James Harwood Call
James Harwood Call, age 83, died on February 6, 2014 after a brief illness in Charleston SC. He was born in Miami FL, the son of Mary Alva Pent and Harwood Call; stepson of Rudolph E. Pent.
He graduated from Miami Edison High School and the University of Florida
and served two years in the US Army as a commissioned officer. Jim also served in the US Army Reserves 14 years retiring as a major.
Jim was a founding member of Leonard, Call and Associates in Myrtle Beach SC. After retiring to Debordieu in Georgetown SC. Jim enjoyed many years of traveling with his wife, Gretchen, throughout the US, Canada and Europe. He was an avid golfer and cherished spending time with his family.
Throughout Jim's life he was a dedicated Christian who exemplified his faith in his work, his friendships, and by serving in the church and community.
For the last eleven years, Jim and Gretchen have resided at Franke at Seaside in Mount Pleasant, SC.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 57 years, Gretchen Rajib Call; daughters: Jenifer Call Edwards, (Robert) of Columbia SC; Gavin Edwards Hendricksen (Chris) of Charlotte NC; Alison Edwards Pearson (Ryan) of Columbia SC; Julie Ann Call of Honolulu HI; Emily Waugh Lindsay (Zach) of Charleston SC; Caroline Waugh of Johns Island SC; Jamie Call Blankinship (Joe) of High Point NC; Joseph Blankinship of Winston-Salem NC, Gretchen Call Blankinship of High Point, NC; and 3 great grandchildren. Brother and sister-in-law Kemal and Ann Rajib of Coral Gables FL; and their daughters Carol Rajib Donmez of Coral Springs FL, and Nancy Rajib Mason of Valrico FL.
The Family will receive friends Sunday, February 9th at 6:00pm - 8:00 pm in the Rodenburg Chapel at Franke at Seaside, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Memorial Service Monday, February 10th at 2:00 pm in the Rodenburg Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a memorial donation in memory of James H. Call to Salvation Army 2401 Anthuan Maybank Dr., Georgetown SC 29440 or Pet Helpers 1447 Folly Rd., Charleston SC, 29412 or the Pastoral Care Fund at Franke at Seaside 1500 Franke Dr, Mt. Pleasant, 29464.
To those who give a donation, please include an address for acknowledgement.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at Arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH

Published in The Sun News on Feb. 8, 2014
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