Charles Evans Boswell
Charles Evans Boswell
  • December 31, 1945 - September 12, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA – Charles E. Boswell III, 71, of 109 Rook Branch Lane, Columbia, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born December 31, 1945, in Richland County. He was the son of the late retired Marine Lt. Col. Charles Evans Boswell, Jr. and Frances Smith Boswell who resides at Wildwood Downs Assisted Living Facility in Columbia.

He attended the University of South Carolina and graduated in 1965 with a Business Administration Degree as a Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to earn his MBA in a year and a half also from the University of South Carolina. He began his career as a hotel manager for the Best Western Properties and then went on to become the Assistant Chairman of the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of South Carolina. He retired with 25 years of service from, not only teaching multiple classes of business finance, but he was also able to advise all students that came through the college. His daily routine was never complete without starting with the newspaper crossword puzzle done in ink. He was an avid reader who could finish more than one book a day.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather (Pops). Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Betty G. Boswell; his mother, Frances Smith Boswell; a son, Charles E. Boswell, IV (Susan); daughters, Lauren Boswell Stevens (Emile) and Stephanie Boswell Gray (Andrew); as well as four grandchildren Madison Leigh Boswell, Charles E. Boswell, V, Evan Roark Stevens and Andrew Jason Gray, Jr.; also an uncle, Max Boswell, of San Diego, California, along with many nieces and nephews. His two loving Shetland Sheepdogs, Shadow and Shane will definitely miss him.

A Prayer Celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home located at 3926 Devine Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29205.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to either the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC 29033; or the National Kidney Foundation, 508 Hampton Street, Suite 200 Columbia, SC 29201.

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