June 26, 2013

Rhonda Tyler Haslam, 56, of Bluffton, SC beloved wife, mother, daughter, and expectant grandmother, passed away early in the morning on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

She is survived by her husband of thirty-four years George P. Haslam, also of Bluffton, her parents Rodney and Lois Tyler of Gibson Station, VA, and son Tyler Christian Haslam and wife Marla, of Huntington, WV.

Born March 24, 1957 in Pennington Gap, VA, she graduated, cum laude, from Union College in 1978 with a B.A. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Physical Education. A lifelong fan of the University of Kentucky basketball team, she served as the scorekeeper for Bluffton High School the past seven seasons.

Her passions included watching her son play football from age six through college, cooking, reading, and her dogs, Foxey and Deva May. She was also a member of the Captain William Hilton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She leaves behind special friends Aretha Sears King, Angie Ricker, Carol Kolcun, Cheryl Salzman, Susan Croushorn, and Ruth Goss. She was also eagerly awaiting the birth of her first grandson, William Zane Haslam, who is expected to arrive in the next five weeks.

Services will be held at her family homestead in Lee County, VA. In lieu of flowers, her family asks that donations be made in her honor to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, the Hilton Head Humane Association, or Camp Green Dog Foundation, Inc.