John "Johnny" M. Hamby


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John "Johnny" M. Hamby, 63, of Murrells Inlet passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at the Medical University of South Carolina after a battle with cancer.

John was an HVAC/R contractor, owning and operating Seacoast Services for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed many interests and activities with family and friends.

Born in West Columbia, John is survived by his parents, James Virgil “JV” and Doris Bundrick Hamby; his loving wife of 46 years, Katherine "Kathy" Hamby; son and daughter in law, James "Max" and Norrie Hamby; grandchildren, Kiley, Kennedy, and Kayden; his older brother, Michael E. Hamby and wife Bobbie; his younger sister Tricia Vereen and husband Timmy of Andrews, SC.

He is preceded in death by his oldest brother, Gary Wayne Hamby.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the following organizations:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (
American Cancer Society (
Hope Lodge - Carol Grotnes Belk Campus

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.