Margie C. Rubey
Margie C. Rubey
  • July 5, 1937 - November 13, 2017
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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Margie Mae Chandler Rubey peacefully entered Heavens gates on November 13, 2017, at the age of 80.

Margie was born July 5, 1937 in Charleston S.C. She was the daughter of the late John Anthony Chandler and Lillie Mae Johnson Chandler Fairchild.

She was a “True” good ole’ Southern Girl, and very proud of it. She took great pride in being a Charlestonian. No one loved southern “sweet” tea more than she did. Her pecan pie was truly better than the rest. Upon meeting her, she would surely call you “Darlin”, before you left. Margie loved watching Baseball and Football, she was a huge fan of the Atlanta Braves (as was her dearly beloved late brother Bobby Joe Chandler) and the Carolina Gamecocks.

Margie grew up on Oswego Street in Downtown Charleston, when Hampton Park was a zoo. Many of her fond childhood memories involve a white baby duck, the zookeeper gave her and she raised it like a puppy, which followed her everywhere. She was a genuine caretaker from her very early years. Margie attended Rivers High school.

She married her high school sweetheart Walter Joseph Bogart on January 13, 1956 and they had three children. Joe sat behind her in class and pulled her hair, as that was his way of flirting in those days.

Margie was known well on Folly Beach, and told many wonderful stories of “The good ole’ days”, Shagging on the pier, with her many friends, driving their cars on the beach, and plenty of “Boy” watching. She loved to tell stories of all the bands she danced to on the pier, including Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, Otis Redding and Maurice Williams. Her all time favorite concert was seeing “Elvis Presley” in March of 1956 at the Charleston County Hall, before he became very famous. She also enjoyed the Magnolia Drive in movie theater on Highway 17 and the Piggy Park Drive in restaurant on Folly road. Margie was also a great Bowler and thoroughly enjoyed her Bowling team years.

She later married Franklin Dennis Rubey on July 7, 1979, Dennis passed away a few years later and she remained a single widow till her passing.

Margie retired from the MUSC College of Dental Medicine, she was a dedicated employee from September 19, 1979 - January 5, 2001. She enjoyed her job and especially all her wonderful co-workers, as they were a big part of her and her children's lives during those 22 years, of which some thankfully still are, namely Kim Tran of California and Betty Davis of Charleston. She had many great friends, but she and Carole Watson Burbage of Folly Beach shared a friendship like no other.

Margie was a loving mother, playful grandmother and so proud to be a great-grandmother. She had a tremendous devotion to all of her family and extended relatives. She admired her older siblings, doted on her younger half-brothers and considered her cousins, nieces and nephews lifelong friends.

Margie was preceded in death by her five siblings: John Anthony Chandler Jr., Bobby Joe Chandler, Juanita Chandler Pendell, James Alvin Fairchild and Ronald Lee Fairchild.

She is survived, deeply missed and dearly loved by her two daughters: Jennifer Bogart Mosko of Charleston, Denise Bogart McDaniel and her husband George Ira McDaniel of League City, Texas; her only son: Walter Joseph Bogart Jr. of Goose Creek; four grandchildren: Ashley Martina Taylor Mosko of Nassau Bahamas, John Jay Philips III of Austin Texas, Catherine Nicole Philips of Friendswood Texas, Casey Mae Bogart of Goose Creek and one great grandson: Isaac Van Philips of Friendswood Texas.

She is also survived by many adored cousins from the Johnson family, and a few deeply cherished cousins from the Jager family; Charles W. Jager and his wife Anthoula of Greenville, S.C. and Adeline Jager Ferdon of North Charleston. Karen Fairchild of Summerville, S.C. and Sandra Michelle Bogart of Dallas, Texas are her loving nieces. Robert William Bogart ( Bobby) always remained a caring brother in law to Margie.

Margie's playful, caring and giving nature was a true inspiration to all those who were privileged to be in her life. Her wonderful happy spirit will always live on and bring comfort to those who knew and loved her.

Her family invites guests to join them in celebrating her life on

Monday November 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm. at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home

7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston S.C. 29406 Ph. 843-797-2222

A catered reception will reception to follow service.

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