Jesse Morgan "Jimmy" Koth, Jr. (January 10, 1949 -- June 13, 2014) Jesse Morgan "Jimmy" Koth, Jr., 65, of 800 Preserve Avenue East, The Preserve at Port Royal, SC, passed away Friday morning, June 13, 2014, at his residence after an extended illness. Born January 10, 1949, in Beaufort, SC, he was the son of the late J. M. Koth and Lois Bowers Koth. Mr. Koth is survived by one son, Jesse Morgan Koth, III, and his wife Kelley, of Powell, Ohio, and one daughter, Kelly Koth Lamb, and her husband Bob, of Lady's Island, SC. He is survived by four grandchildren: Sydney Ryann Koth, Jesse Morgan Koth, IV, Jordan Michael Koth, and Kate Margaret Lamb. He is also survived by two sisters: Carole Koth Freeman (Bobby) of Hampton, SC, and Pamela Koth Guess of Denmark, SC. Among his other survivors are one niece, Gage Bowers Guess, and two nephews, Robert Adam Freeman and Saint Clair Prothro Guess, IV; one uncle, Robert Francis Bowers and wife Linda; aunts, Lucille Koth Thomas, Lois Koth Carscallen and Jan(Mrs. Charlton)Bowers; numerous cousins; and a very close friend, Vickie Sierra, of Lady's Island, SC. Mr. Koth was a graduate of Beaufort High School and attended USC-Beaufort and the Technical College of the Lowcountry. He operated Koth's Grocery, a six-decade-old family grocery store at the corner of North and Bladen Streets in Beaufort, SC, until his retirement in 2005. Jimmy will best be remembered for his quick wit and humor as he greeted his many friends and patrons at Koth's Grocery who often stopped by to play a game of Cribbage or Chess while enjoying the famous Koth boiled peanuts, Icees, and deli sandwiches or to take home cut-to-order steaks. A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 2:00pm in the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home, 611 Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort, SC. Visitation for friends and family will be Thursday at 1:00pm until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29204 or American Heart Association, 409 King Street, Suite 300, Charleston, SC 29403.