Death of The Rev. Eddie Driggers

The Rev. Eddie Driggers

We give thanks for the life and ministry of the Rev. Eddie Driggers. Eddie, who served as a deacon at the Church of the Resurrection in North Charleston, died on June 24, following a multi-year battle with cancer. Please keep his family, loved ones and all who mourn his death in your prayers.

Prior to his ordination to the diaconate on December 1, 2012, Eddie had a 30-year career in law enforcement. As a deacon he served as deputy senior chaplain, for the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy. In 2013, while a deacon, Eddie became the North Charleston Chief of Police, serving until 2018.

Eddie is survived by his two sons, Michael and Eddie, and grandchildren. His wife, Lennis, died of cancer in 2021.

An obituary and information regarding funeral arrangements have not yet been released. We will send those out once they become available.

Read a story in the Post and Courier.

Depart, O Christian soul, out of this world;
In the Name of God the Father Almighty who created you;
In the Name of Jesus Christ who redeemed you;
In the Name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you.
May your rest be this day in peace,
and your dwelling place in the Paradise of God.