Timothy  Simons Street
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • The French Huguenot Church
    44 Queen Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Tim:Thank you for being such a warm & wonderful friend & grandfather to our daughter, Rachel, for the last 3 years on LaGare Street. You were a very...Read More »
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“Worked with Street Brothers in the mid 70's and have some great memories from that time. Mr. Street really took care of his employee's and a hard...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Elizabeth Brabham - Charleston, SC

“Dear Susan ,Fred and I were so sorry to hear about your father. He was such a wonderful gentleman and a great friend of my parents. It is hard to...Read More »
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“Mr. Street was the epitome of the "Southern Gentleman" and I know I speak for many other employees at the Country Club of Charleston when I say that...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Karen Sherman - MT PLEASANT, SC

Timothy Simons Street, 94, of Charleston, South Carolina, died peacefully at home Wednesday, January 24, 2018. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 27, in the French Huguenot Church, 136 Church Street, at 11 a.m. Interment, churchyard. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26, from 4:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel.

Timothy was born on December 9, 1923, in Charleston, son of the late Thaddeus Street, Senior, and Mary Leize Simons Street, and raised on Tradd Street. He attended The High School of Charleston and entered The Citadel in 1940. In 1943, at the height of World War II, his entire class (the class of 1944) was put on a train in Charleston and sent to Fort Jackson to be enlisted. While awaiting orders, he learned the U.S. Navy was expanding its Construction Battalion. He made application, received his commission as an Ensign in the Navy, and began working with the Seabees, an assignment that took him to Asia until 1946.

After the War, he joined the family steamship agency, Street Brothers. It was founded in Charleston in the early 1800s, six generations previously, by the original Thaddeus and Timothy Street, and reputedly was the oldest continuously operated shipping company in the United States until Timothy's retirement in 1984.

Timothy was a member of the French Huguenot Church, the Carolina Yacht Club, The New England Society, The Propeller Club of Charleston, and the Saint Andrews Society. Golf was his lifelong passion. He learned to play as a seven-year-old at The Country Club of Charleston when the road into the club was dirt. A talented amateur, he played all over the world, including rounds with such golfers as Arnold Palmer, Pete Brown, Hale Irwin, and George Archer. He especially enjoyed his sixteen Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Tournaments (now the AT & T Pebble Beach Pro-Am), in which he partnered with professional golfers. He also enjoyed serving, as an older player, on the United States Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship Committee. He shot his age or better 1,064 times since beginning to record this data in 2001.

Timothy was predeceased by his wife, Agnes Louise Mengedoht Street; his parents; and three siblings: Thaddeus Street, Jr., Elizabeth Street Mason, and Ruth Harleston Street Platt.

He is survived by two daughters: Barbara G.S. Hagerty (Richard) and Susan S. Gaillard (Foster); one sister: Mary Anne Street Lautz; seven grandchildren: Gervais Del Porto (Anthony); Curry Hagerty Uflacker (Andre); Richard Fleming Hagerty; Hart Huguet Hagerty; Mary Leize Simons Gaillard (Ben Buckley-Green); Susan Gaillard Hanzik (Mitchell); William Foster Gaillard, Jr.; and four great-grandchildren: Sofia Del Porto, Miro Del Porto, Mitchell Hanzik III, and Benjamin Gaillard Buckley-Green.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Maru Cecil for her extraordinary and compassionate care. Warm thanks also go to the caring people of Hospice of Charleston and of Home Care Assistance.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the French Huguenot Church, 44 Queen Street, Charleston, S.C. 29401.