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Charles Edward Barnard passed away January 17, 2022 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

The family will receive friends10:00 a.m., Monday January 24th at Grays Hill Baptist Church with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Beaufort Memorial Gardens.

Charles was a building contractor for over 50 years, serving the Lowcountry. Charles was also known as the “Goat Man” in Beaufort. He loved his farm and the people in Georgia, where he always could be found on the weekends. He grew up in The Baptist Church of Beaufort and later attended Gray Hill Baptist Church. He was predeceased by his parents, Clayton C. and Mary Jean Coleman Barnard.

Charles is survived by his wife and forever love, Linda Taylor Barnard of 57 years. He is also survived by two children, Raymond H. Barnard (Linda) of Beaufort and Carolyn Keiffer (Joey) of Hardeeville; grandchildren Raymond C. Barnard, Clayton Barnard (Melinda) of Columbia, Macala Maraville of Houston TX, Joshua Keiffer (Victoria) and Nicholas Keiffer (Halle) of Hardeeville; great grandchildren Braxton and Levi Regina, Bella Maravilla, Coralee Keiffer, Ruby Keiffer, Axel and Mack Keiffer, Addilyn Barnard, Wyatt Barnard, and Caroline Barnard.

Memorials may be made to Grays Hill Baptist Church Building Fund – 2749 Trask Parkway, Beaufort, South Carolina 29906

Online Condolences

  1. Webbie and jackie says:

    our prayers and best supportive thoughts to a wonderful family we’ve called
    Friends xx

  2. Theresa Shell says:

    Linda, Janice and Ronnie – our thoughts and prayers are with you. Charles was “bigger than life” and will be missed.

  3. Dot Painter says:

    Linda I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved Charles, but you were truly blessed to have had 57years with him.Please call me if I can do anything for you..My prayers are with you and the family..

  4. Anne Allston Horton says:

    Tate and I send our deepest sympathy to Linda and all the family. Charles was so much to so many people and will be missed. He lives on in all the renovations and heart felt connections he made and we are grateful to have had the privilege to have known him.

  5. Patricia Jaudon says:

    Linda and family, so very sorry about Charles. He was a dear friend and the only one to do our contracting work. Love you all dearly.

  6. Jana Mobley and Danny Mobley says:

    Such and kind, helpful man. I remember when anything broke on Bull Island telling Daddy to get Charles Barnard to fix it. He was always willing to lend a hand. He was such a nice person, always.
    He will be greatly missed.
    Linda, Daddy sends his love and condolences. Says if we can do let us know.

  7. David Brantley says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Charles passing. Theresa and I send our deepest sympathy for you and your family. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers .

  8. Sibet Talley Copeland says:

    So sorry to hear this news! Prayers for the family.

  9. Felicia McCarthy says:

    I am so sorry for your loss! Charles was a such a sweet good person. Prayers for the family.

  10. Howard and Gail Clark says:

    Linda, Ray and Tootie, Janice and Ronnie,
    Howard and I are so sad to find out Charles passed. You all are part of our hearts for over 55 years. You and Charles are family and we hurt for you. We love you and are here for you always.

  11. Harry and Gloria Duncan says:

    Linda, Janice and Ronnie you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers. We were so shocked to hear about Charles. Harry had just seen him at the tire store a week ago. You know how much we thought of Charles and the Barnard family. I can see the smile on Charles face right now to know Charles was to love Charles. He will be missed by everyone that knew him. Hugs to you all.

  12. Garland Bishop says:

    My sincere condolences and prayers to Linda,Janice,Ronnie and the entire family. I will definitely miss his stories at coffee. May he rest in peace.

  13. Lenny Doe says:

    Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.

  14. Laurie palombo says:

    I am so sorry to hear about mr. Charles, my prayers and heart goes out to the whole family of this godly wonderful man ❤️May you find comfort knowing where he is and seeing him again

  15. Judy Copeland says:

    Linda, I am so sorry to hear about Charles. Please know that I will be praying for your whole family.

  16. Chris Campbell says:

    You have all been my closest friends, I am sadden to hear of Charles. I will not be able to attend the service on Monday, but my heart will be there. Chris

  17. Richard & Terrea Parker says:

    We are truly sorry to hear of Charles. Such a wonderful man of faith. Keeping you and the family in prayer. He will be missed by many.

  18. Christopher Allen says:

    Linda, I am sorry for your loss. Charles was a uniquely talented, strong, and independent personality. I enjoyed his company and I see him in every aspect of the wonderful home he built for me. Chris Allen

  19. Sally & Duncan Fordham says:

    Sally & Duncan Fordham send our Deepest Sympathy.
    Rest in Peace Charlie.

  20. Robert & Kathy Bundy says:

    We are so sad to learn of Charles’ passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  21. Judi Gesell Judge says:

    Linda, Ronnie, and Janice, I am so sorry to hear of Charles passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

  22. Gowin & Debbie Tuten says:

    Linda, we are so sorry to hear of Charles passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the Barnard family.

  23. Wendy and David Orford says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Charles. He was a one of a kind and larger than life. Our thought and prayers are with you and the family.

  24. Georgiannne Davis Caldwell says:

    Linda, Ronnie, Janice, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time. May he Rest In Peace

  25. Theo Woods says:

    Prayers, sympathy and love

    Theo Turner Woods

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