Richard Maxwell Bomar
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“So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts.Costa ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Costa & Lesley DeLuca - SC

“Terri Sorry to hear of Richard's passing. I will keep you in my prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Maria DeLuca - Charleston, SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Ann Harbin - Charleston, SC

“Dear Terri, I am very sorry to learn of your loss. I wish that I had had more time too get to know Richard better. Thank you for the courtesy you...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Vasco Pickett

“So sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Gone too soon. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ernie Banis - Folly Beach, SC

“Sincere condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Eddie Banks - Columbia, SC

“I worked with Richard many years. He was there when I started at GEL 21 years ago. We talked many times as our children grew up, work changed, life...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff Denton - Charleston, SC

“Rick will surely be missed by us and we send you much, much love and blessings. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Gary & Linda Arney - Loudon, TN

“I worked with Richard for many years at GEL Laboratories. Richard helped me in my career a great deal and was more than just a coworker - he was a...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cameron Bearden - Charleston, SC

“My wife and Brenda and I extend our condolences to the family at this time. I knew his parents fairly well, in fact, his father welcomed me into...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Thomas Washington - Honea Path, SC


Richard Maxwell Bomar, 64, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Terri Gelegotis Bomar entered into eternal rest Monday, January 29, 2018. His Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 2:30 p.m.

Richard was born April 9, 1953 in Greenville, South Carolina, son of the late Maxwell Bomar and Maude Fowler Bomar. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science and continued his interest in science as a Chemical Analyst at General Engineering Labs. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, and boating. He was also passionate about playing the sport of Judo in which he earned a black belt and won numerous competitions. Richard was a talented sculptor and carver and attended many Wildlife Expos where he presented his art.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Terri Bomar; two sons, Dr. Paul A. Bomar, Richard Elliott Bomar; sister, Gail Shaffer and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.