Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Clarence G. "Bud" Boehm, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013 surrounded by his loving children. He was born February 14, 1929 in Erie, Pennsylvania to Clarence and Agnes Boehm.
Bud graduated from Gannon College in Erie, Pennsylvania. After serving in the U.S. Air Force in Biloxi, Mississippi, he spent the majority of his corporate career in Conneaut, Ohio. In 1976, Bud and his family relocated to Summerville, South Carolina where he acquired Printing Associates, which is still family-owned and operated.
Before his retirement, Bud was an active member of the local business community and was past-President of the Greater Summerville Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Rotary Club. He also served on the finance committee of Blessed Sacrament Church (Charleston, SC) and the building committees of St. Ann Catholic Church (Santee, SC) and St. Theresa Catholic Church (Summerville, SC).
Bud was an avid golfer and experienced boater. He was also an accomplished musician, happy to entertain family and friends with his original jazz piano and accordion renditions. His sense of humor and passion for life brought joy to those around him.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marianne and is survived by his four children: Gary (Renie) Boehm of Charleston, SC; Kate (Bob) Jerome of Daniel Island, SC; Dan (Lisa) Boehm of N. Andover, MA; Jim (Stephanie) Boehm of Summerville, SC; his dear friend, Betty; and nine grandchildren: Lindsay, Eric, Megan, Allison, Lauren, Emily, Katie, Amanda, Ben.
The relatives and friends of Clarence G. "Bud" Boehm attended his Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 PM Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 5 St. Teresa Drive, Charleston, SC. The family received friends between 5:00 and 7:00 PM Monday evening at the James A. McAlister Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Courageous Kidz, 230 Old Dominion Drive, Charleston, SC, 29418. Online condolences may be offered at www.jamesamcalister.com. James A. McAlister Funerals & Cremation, Charleston, SC 29407. (843) 766-1365.