Charles Thompson “Tommy” Mayer, Sr.

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Obituaries

Charles Thompson “Tommy” Mayer, Sr., 74, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Mayer was born in Charleston on October 12, 1942, a son of the late Jacob Brooks Mayer and Lease Izora Davis Mayer.  He grew up in Georgetown and graduated Winyah High School and attended Wingate University and Erskine College.  Mr. Mayer served in the U. S Army during the Vietnam war in the 25th Infantry Division.  He was a retired funeral director and co-owner of Mayer Funeral Home and Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Mayer was a lifelong member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church.  He was also a member of Georgetown Lions Club, VFW Post #6444, Winyah Indigo Society, and the S. C. Funeral Directors Association.

Mr. Mayer was predeceased, in addition to his parents, by his first wife, Lela Cooper Mayer.

Surviving are:  his wife Rebecca Williams Mayer of Georgetown; two sons, Charles T. “Chuck” Mayer, Jr. (Stephanie) of Durango, Col. and Clifford “Cliff” B. Mayer (Kelly) of Georgetown; a sister, Brooks Mayer High of Georgetown; and four grandchildren, Kira, Brooks, Landon, and Morgan Mayer.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 29, 2017, at eleven o’clock in Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church.  Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Dora Gafford.  Burial with military honors will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday evening, April 28, 2017, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home from five until seven o’clock.

Online Condolences: Mayer Funeral Home

Memorials may be made to Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 901 Highmarket St., Georgetown, S. C.  29440 or the charity of one’s choice.