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Stan Spears Jr. has passed away

July 14, 2008

Stan Spears Jr.,44, (the son of SC Adjutant General Stan Spears) has died of a heart attack on Saturday. He was a great friend of SCHotline helping us out from the very beginning. He will be sorely missed in the political realm.

Here is his obituatry from The State.

Stanhope Sifford Spears Jr.

COLUMBIA — Graveside service for Stanhope Sifford Spears, Jr., 44, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Clover. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Mr. Spears died Saturday, July 12, 2008. Born in Greensboro, N.C., he was a son of Major General Stanhope S. Spears and Dorothy Parlier Spears. A 1982 graduate of Spring Valley High School, he received a degree in Accounting from USC in 1991. He served as campaign manager for “Veterans for John McCain for President.”

Mr. Spears was a member of Forest Lake Presbyterian Church. Among his interests were history, reading, computer research and politics.

A loving father, son and brother, he is survived by son, Stanhope Sifford “Ford” Spears, III, of Columbia; his parents of Columbia; brother, Michael Alester Spears of Atlanta, Ga.; uncle and aunt, Joseph J. and Marie D. Spears of Mt. Holly, N.C.; and cousins, Derek Spears and his wife, Missy, of Charlotte, N.C., and Suzanne Wilson and her husband, Scott, of Traverse City, Mich.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 520 Gervais St., Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201 .

Please sign online guest book at

«Obituary posted: July 14, 2008»

We will post more details as they become available here on for now we leave you with the words from TAPS.

Day is done, gone the sun,
From the hills, from the lake, from the sky;
All is well, safely rest, God is nigh.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 10, 2009 2:45 PM

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.


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