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Memory Hold The Door, Volume VII: 2018–2027

Memory Hold The Door Honorees from 2018 to 2027.

The Honorable Daniel B. Causey, III (1942-2020)

The Honorable Daniel B. Causey, IIIHon. Daniel B. Causey, III was born May 14, 1942, in Conway, to parents Esther Moore and Daniel B. Causey, Jr. He received his B.S. in Political Science from The Citadel in 1964; and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1971.

Following his time at The Citadel, he served as a Lieutenant with the U.S. Army, 31st Infantry Regiment. He was stationed in South Korea and led patrol missions along the border of the Demilitarized Zone following the Korean War. While serving in the Army, he was a member of a paratrooper regiment, which he joined to help him overcome his fear of heights.

After graduating law school, he began his career working under the State Senator James Pierce “Spot” Mozingo, III, in Darlington, before opening his own practice. In 1987, he was appointed Municipal Court Judge for the City of Darlington, a position that he held for 30 years before retiring in 2017.

Judge Causey was a member of the SC Bar and was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

He served on the board of directors for the Billie Hardee Home for Boys and participated in the Furman University Mock Trial Bell Tower Tournament.

He was a vestry member, senior warden, and youth group leader at St. Matthews Anglican Church; and served as president of the Darlington Men’s Club. He enjoyed gardening and sailing.

The Honorable Daniel B. Causey, III died on January 4, 2020. He is survived by his spouse, Nancy Causey; and his son, Daniel B. Causey, IV. He is also survived by his dedicated office administrator and friend, Sharon Osborne.