James R Gish Jr., 75, of Beaufort, SC, died peacefully on September 25, 2023.\n\nCelebration of life will be held on October 3, 2023, at 11AM at Beaufort National Cemetery. Family and friends should arrive at the Cemetery by 10:30 AM. The Funeral Staging Area is located on the far-left driveway of the Cemetery.\n\nJim was a US Marine who served two tours in Vietnam. He was active with BRAG (Beaufort Radio Amateur Group), HAM radio, and with that active in his community with emergency communication. He was a life member of the VFW and DAV. He enjoyed watching drag racing and enjoyed his dogs. \n\nHe is survived by his wife Barbara; his sons James R III and Terrence (Gale); sister Darla McNeely (John) and 5 grandkids and several great grandkids. Preceded in death by his daughter Beverlee. \n\nIn lieu of flowers please make donations to the National Kidney Foundation or a charity of your choice.