About Us

The Stuhr family tradition is one of care and service to the Charleston community. Our family business is dedicated to providing quality facilities, staff and service to your family during a time of great need. We remain the oldest continually family-owned and operated business in South Carolina

Details
  • Communities Served
    Charleston
  • Cemetery
    N/A
  • Cremation
    Yes
  • Seating Capacity
    N/A
  • Founded Year
    1865
  • Reception Space Available
    No
  • Veteran Services
    Yes
  • Handicap Accessible
    No
  • Pre-Need Program Available
    N/A
  • At-Need Financing Available
    No
  • Multi-Media Available
    No
  • Transportation Available
    No
  • Family Owned & Operated
    Yes
Attending The Funeral

We encourage you to contact the funeral home to verify time and location before attending services or visitation.

To send flowers to J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel please visit our sympathy store.

Recent Obituaries
Ruth Vera Baggs Guy (1927 - 2018)
Ruth Vera Baggs Guy Charleston - Ruth Vera Baggs Guy, 91, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Robert Hutchings Guy entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 15, 2018, surrounded by her husband and daughters. Her graveside service will be held... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 15 to Nov 16, 2018
Meredith Shannon Morris (1969 - 2018)
Meredith Shannon Morris Charleston - Meredith Shannon Morris, 49, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Her funeral service will be held Friday, November 16, 2018, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 13 to Nov 14, 2018
Arthur P. RICHEK (1951 - 2018)
Arthur P. Richek Charleston - Art was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 2, 1951. His parents were Irving and Yetta Richek. He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Benjamin Richek; and wife, Nancy Richek. He is survived... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 11 to Nov 12, 2018
Dorothy Idalin Gelson COHEN (1919 - 2018)
Dorothy Idalin Gelson Cohen Charleston,-Dorothy Idalin Gelson Cohen, known as Dutch, passed away on November 11, 2018 at the age of 99. Dutch was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. to Russian immigrant parents. She and her family, including an older brother... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 11 to Nov 12, 2018
Elza Meyers Alterman (1923 - 2018)
Elza Meyers Alterman Charleston- Elza Meyers Alterman, 95, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of David E. Alterman, entered into eternal rest on Sunday November 11, 2018. Elza was the daughter of the late Jack and Rosalie Levy Meyers. She was... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 11 to Nov 12, 2018
Scott Alden Reed
Scott Alden Reed Johns Island - Scott Alden Reed was born December 18, 1954, in Key West, Florida, and entered eternal rest on November 1st, 2018, in Johns Island, South Carolina. As a Navy Junior, the family moved frequently. He... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 06 to Nov 07, 2018
Mary Jenkins Jordan (1942 - 2018)
Mary Jenkins Jordan Charleston - Mary Jenkins Jordan, 76, died unexpectedly on Monday, November 5, 2018, and now joins her beloved husband, Johnny ,in heaven. She was born in Charleston, SC, n May 5, 1942, to the late Elizabeth Sams... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 06 to Nov 07, 2018
John Miles Jordan Jr.
John Miles Jordan, Jr. Charleston - The Funeral Service for John Miles Jordan, Jr. will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 in the Church of the Holy Communion, 218 Ashley Avenue at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Magnolia Cemetery. The family will... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Nov 01 to Nov 03, 2018
Dr. Leon Rosen
Dr. Leon Rosen Charleston - Dr. Leon Rosen, 96, of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Rosen, a life-long Charlestonian, was born on August 4, 1922, and was the son of... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Oct 31 to Nov 01, 2018
Melton Peter "Milton" Demetre (1937 - 2018)
Melton "Milton" Peter Demetre Charleston - The Funeral Service for Melton "Milton" Peter Demetre will be held Monday, October 29, 2018 in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 30 Race Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Live Oak Memorial... Read More
Published online in Charleston Post & Courier Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2018
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Attending The Funeral

We encourage you to contact the funeral home to verify time and location before attending services or visitation.

To send flowers to J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel please visit our sympathy store.

Upcoming Services
Meredith Shannon Morris
ServiceFriday, November 16th 2018
2018Nov16
Meredith Shannon Morris
VisitationFriday, November 16th 2018
2018Nov16
Ruth Vera Baggs Guy
VisitationSaturday, November 17th 2018
2018Nov17
Ruth Vera Baggs Guy
ServiceSunday, November 18th 2018
2018Nov18
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