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Sponsors: Senators K. Johnson and Martin
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Introduced in the Senate on January 19, 2022
Introduced in the House on February 1, 2022
Last Amended on January 27, 2022
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 26, 2022
Summary: Donald "Don" Wesley Drose
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/19/2022 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/19/2022 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/26/2022 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 2) 1/27/2022 Senate Amended 1/27/2022 Senate Adopted, sent to House 1/31/2022 Scrivener's error corrected 2/1/2022 House Introduced (House Journal-page 10) 2/1/2022 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 10) 4/21/2022 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 30) 4/26/2022 House Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence (House Journal-page 31)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
April 21, 2022
S. Printed 4/21/22--H.
Read the first time February 1, 2022.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1000) to express profound sorrow upon the passing of Donald "Don" Wesley Drose, Sr., to extend the deepest sympathy to his family and many friends, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
DENNIS C. MOSS for Committee.
TO EXPRESS PROFOUND SORROW UPON THE PASSING OF DONALD "DON" WESLEY DROSE, SR., TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS, AND TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE FIRST WATER ON SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 260 IN MANNING IN CLARENDON COUNTY, CURRENTLY KNOWN AS "THE CAUSEWAY", "DON DROSE CAUSEWAY" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION CONTAINING THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Donald "Don" Wesley Drose, Sr. on September 6, 2021; and
Whereas, a native of Sumter, Don was born on April 14, 1946, to Joe Oliver Drose, Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth Kolb Drose; and
Whereas, a veteran of the United States Navy, Don served in the Vietnam War on the USS Enterprise and the USS John F. Kennedy. He was awarded the Presidential Unit Commendation and the Electronic Warfare with OI Division Medals; and
Whereas, a civic leader, Don served with many community organizations, including serving as a member of the American Legion Post 172. He was a member of the legislative group for the Striped Bass Legislation, a member of the Santee Cooper Country Guide Association, the former owner and operator of Joe's Place, and was most well-known as a legendary fishing guide through his lifelong business, Don's Guide Service; and
Whereas, a servant in his community, Don was an auxiliary member of the United States Coast Guard. He was a charter member of the Wyboo Fire Department for sixteen years, where he served as chief for ten years and was awarded Firefighter of the Year; and
Whereas, a devout Christian, Don was a long-time member of Santee Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for fifty years. He was a Sunday school teacher, a devoted member of the choir, and served the church in many other ways over the years; and
Whereas, in his free time, Don enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He spent his mornings reading God's Word and was most at peace on the lake catching fish and enjoying creation; and
Whereas, Don was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Oliver Drose, Jr.; and
Whereas, Don leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Rachel Ann Blackwell Drose; his children, Donald W. Drose, Jr. (Angel), Amanda Drose Hardee (Jason), and William Joseph Drose (Kayla); his grandchildren, Jordan Drose, William Hardee, and Lily Drose; his brother, Frank Drose, Sr. (Rose); and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to pay tribute to this son of South Carolina by naming a portion of road in the State in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, request that the Department of Transportation name the first water on South Carolina Highway 260 in Manning in Clarendon County, currently known as "The Causeway", "Don Drose Causeway" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this location containing this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation and presented to the family of Don Drose.
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