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Melvin E. Bessinger
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  • The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, Inc.
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charelston, SC 29409

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Dear David and all of Melvin's family, we just learned of Melvin's death yesterday. So sorry to hear. You all mean very,, very much to us, and we shall miss him, also. Thank you for all you did for us while we lived in Charleston. Love to all of the family, Dianne and Art Earp

Posted by: W. Arthur Earp, Sr. - Boomer, NC   Nov 05, 2012

He will be miss! I worked on James island at Melvin's and savannah hwy.with for Mr. Bessinger! Great person and man ! Jay Game

Posted by: Jay Game - Charleston, SC   Oct 29, 2012

Robert and Family,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends who care and share your loss. Mayor Minnie Blackwell and Hanahan City Council: Kevin Cox, Mike Dyson, Joel Hodges, Jeff Chandler, Michael Sally and Dan Owens

Posted by: Mayor Blackwell and City Council - Hanahan, SC   Oct 29, 2012

David, I know Brice will miss her grandfather very much. Please know that Daniel (her O'Quinn buddy from the 3's) is thinking of her. I also want you to know that from the time I was a small child, your family's restaurant has always been a part of my family. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Cynthia and Bradley Nirenblatt

Posted by: Cynthia Nirenblatt - Charleston, SC   Oct 28, 2012

A good man is gone but not forgotten.
Our prayers are for you and your family .
Remember the good time, every day.

Posted by: H.T. Palmer - Charleston, SC - friend   Oct 27, 2012

my sympathy and prayers are with the bessnger family. thank you for creating a good company with good food.

Posted by: ann peters - mt. pleasant, SC   Oct 26, 2012

Love and prayers for your precious family.

Posted by: Edie Arrowood - Gainesville, GA   Oct 26, 2012

We are all so saddened for your loss. We will certainly miss Melvin, he was such a wonderful man. My brother Greg and I will never forget our memories at Bessinger's barbecue and "Mr. Bessinger". Our prayers are with the Bessinger family at this difficult time.

Arthur & Edna Boswell, Greg Boswell & Linda Boswell Daube

Posted by: Linda (Boswell) Daube - Sterling, VA - friend   Oct 25, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Posted by: Inger Jones - North Charleston, SC   Oct 25, 2012

To a great man and Bar-B-Q Legend. Thank you for your service to your country. You will be missed. My condolences to the Bessinger family.

Posted by: James Burgis - McClellanville, SC   Oct 25, 2012