Herman M. Felder, Clemson
Herman McDonald Felder, of 106 Strawberry Lane in Clemson, age 97, died September 16, 2006.
A native of Mullins, Mr. Felder was the son of Hooton Myers Felder and Florrie Brabham Felder and the husband of Mary Stuart Mills Felder, now deceased.
He is survived by two sons, H. McDonald Felder of Charlotte and Dr. Robert Brabham Felder of Iowa City; two grandchildren, Allison and John Felder; and two nieces, Jane Felder and Judy Dutton of Chattanooga. He was predeceased by a brother, Julian Brabham Felder of Atlanta.
Mr. Felder attended Wofford College and Vanderbuilt University. After five years in the public schools of South Carolina and ten years at Richmond Academy and the Junior College of Augusta, he joined the Department of English of Clemson University, from which he retired in 1972 as an Associate Professor.
In the fifties and sixties, he was very active in the American Association of University Professors, the Faculty Senate, the United Way and the Clemson United Methodist Church.
Mr. Felder enjoyed architecture photography and travel. His favorite cities were York, England; Florence, Italy; Luxor, Egypt; and Bangkok, Thailand. His favorite cathedral was in Chartres, France.
Services will be at 2 PM on September 24 at the Duckett-Robinson Funeral Chapel. Interment will be private.
Memorials may be given to The Methodist Oaks Home, P. O. Drawer 327, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29116, or Clemson United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 590, Clemson, South Carolina 29633.
Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central-Clemson Commons is assisting the family with arrangements.