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Dr. Joseph Stukes

FLORENCE, S.C. — Joe Stukes was a man of many stories, some his own recollections and others coming from the annals of history. Now, Stukes has become a part of history himself. After an illness, he died Tuesday night.

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Dr. Joseph Stukes was an active and encouraging member of the SC Christian Action Council. A former Board member, he served as President of the Council from 1969-1972. In November of 2014 he actively and passionately participated in a gathering of Former Council Presidents. He will be missed.

Funeral Arrangements

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, January 15. It will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home, 2402 S Irby St. in Florence.

The funeral service will take place Saturday, January 16, 11 a.m. at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave. in Florence.






  • January 21, 2016

    Noonday Prayer for Christian Unity on January 16, 2016. Hosted by the Columbia Friends, at the Meeting House, 120 Pisgah Church Road, Columbia, SC 29203. Come early to greet friends and meet others. Following the hour-long service, we will Fellowship