Charles Edward Augustus

May 30, 2017

Charles Edward Augustus (BS CHEM EGR '81), Florence, S.C., died May 21, 2017. He was 66.

He was born Jan. 21, 1951, to Julius Henderson Augustus, Sr., and Albertha Hollman Augustus in Harleyville, S.C. 

He graduated from Latta, S.C., schools, and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from South Carolina State University in 1972. In 1978, he earned a master’s of chemistry degree from Eastern Michigan University and in 1981 he added a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Michigan State University to his educational credentials. 

He served his country in the U.S. Army for 27 years. 

He retired from the U.S. TACOM Life Cycle Management Command after 34 years of service.

Funeral services were conducted May 27 at Trinity Baptist Church in Florence, S.C., with interment at Florence National Cemetery. 

Smith Funeral Home of Florence assisted the family. www.smithfuneralhomesc.com