REMBERT - Walter Ashby Rhame II, 79, of Rembert, died on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Quaker Cemetery. The service will be conducted by American Legion Post 17.

Born in Moncks Corner, Ashby was a son of the late Walter A. and Vernell Wanamaker Rhame. He was a retired major in the U.S. Army, having worked in military intelligence. Ashby was a member of American Legion Post 17 and had served as a post commander.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Osborne Rhame; children, Walter A. Rhame III of Savannah, Georgia, and Robert W. Rhame (Silke) of Munich, Germany; stepchildren, Marcya Grudzina (Grant) of Dubuque, Iowa, and Michael Happ (Leah) of Chicago; nine grandchildren; a number of step-grandchildren; and numerous cousins.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 17, P.O. Box 456, Camden, SC 29021.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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