MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) Former Berkeley County Supervisor Jim Rozier passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019. He was 77 years old.
Mr. Rozier served as Berkeley County Supervisor for 16 years, from 1990-2006. He was a champion for Berkeley County for decades, serving in several different leadership positions.
As a champion for civic responsibility, Mr. Rozier served as the South Carolina Department of Transportation Chairman. He was the president of Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust and instrumental in its creation. He was the Berkeley County Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Chairman. Mr. Rozier was instrumental in forming Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) in the wake of the Naval Shipyard closure.
Mr. Rozier had a long list of hobbies and even longer list of friends. On Friday evenings during football season, he was the voice of the Berkeley Stags football games. He started that role in 1990 as a volunteer and rarely missed a game in that unpaid position.
Mr. Rozier was a loyal Clemson fan.
Jim leaves behind his wife, Kathy, children and grandchildren.
Berkeley County has lost one of the strongest leaders in its history. On behalf of County Council, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Jim Rozier’s family and friends. His passion for Berkeley County and the citizens was apparent the minute you met him. He helped mold Berkeley County to become the wonderful place we call home. He has left behind a great legacy of service and friendship to all who had the privilege of knowing him.Johnny Cribb – Berkeley County Supervisor