Bob Harrell Sr., a longtime S.C. transportation commissioner who was instrumental in securing funding for the widening of U.S. 17 through Gardens Corner, has passed away.
Harrell's son, Bobby Harrell, is speaker of the S.C. House.
Harrell's is the second prominent passing this week. Helen Harvey, wife of former Lt. Gov. Brantley Harvey also passed away this week. You can read that story here.