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The Honorable Peter Augustus Constantine, affectionately known to everyone as “Pete”, 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday morning, September 22, 2018 at Colleton Medical Center.
Born July 19, 1940 in Charleston, he was a son of the late Augustus Edison Constantine and Irene Botzis Constantine. He served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Charleston.
Pete began his career in banking in 1967. Upon retirement from banking, he was appointed Cottageville Municipal Court Judge. He later became a Walterboro Municipal Court Judge, serving as both for many years until his retirement. His greatest passion in life was music with a lifetime career as a drummer in many local bands.
He was a member of the Walterboro Elks Lodge, No. 1988. He loved the beach, loved people and the company of his fellowman, and will always be remembered for his unending smile and joyfullness.
Surviving are: his wife of fifty years, Mrs. Cynthia Kinsey Constantine of Walterboro; children, Christopher John Constantine and his wife Christine, Anthony Peter Constantine, Irene Elizabeth Constantine and Dr. Cynthia Nicole Constantine and her husband Dr. Brent Lerma; brother, Elliott Edison Constantine; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Anthony Peter Constantine.
The relatives and friends of The Honorable and Mrs. Peter Augustus Constantine are invited to attend the funeral services of the former 11 o’clock, Thursday morning, September 27, 2018 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Father Aristotle Damaskos officiating. Final Commendation and Farewell will follow in Kinsey Cemetery, Round O, SC.
The Trisagion service will be held at 5 o’clock Wednesday evening followed by the receiving of friends from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.