It is with extreme sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Joe Chiarilli in the comfort of his Murrells Inlet, SC home surrounded by loved ones after a long illness. He was well respected and loved by many and will be deeply missed. Joe was a general contractor, owner of Classic Style Homes, and an avid golfer. He loved his Sunday golf group and the “Golfsters” group he was a member of for years.
Joe was born on February 14, 1958, to the late Joseph Chiarilli, Sr. and Mary Malone Chiarilli in Rochester, NY. He loved to play many sports in his youth and moved to Myrtle Beach, SC on a soccer scholarship to Coastal Carolina University. He received his degrees in Business Finance and Accounting. After college he worked towards his contractor’s license and began doing what he loved: building! He was a generous and kind person who made friends easily and kept them close for years.
Joe was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Chiarilli, Sr., his first wife, Gloria Banks Chiarilli, and many other relatives and friends who influenced him greatly. He is survived by his current wife, Heidi Chiarilli; his mother, Mary Chiarilli; sister, Theresa Chiarilli; niece, Courtney Bellinger (Jeremy); nephew, Michael Benson; godson, Anthony Bellinger; from his first wife two stepchildren, Adrian Brown (Tara) and Nichole Godwin (Will); and from his current wife two stepchildren, Daniel Geiger (Margaret) and Andrew Geiger. In addition, Joe’s five grandchildren are Billy, Madison, Anna Grace, Adilynn, and Raquel. As well, Joe is survived by many cousins, extended family members, and close friends whom he loved dearly.
A Service of Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022, 3:00 PM at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC. Following the Celebration, family and friends are invited to gather at Inlet Affairs, 4024 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC.
In lieu of flowers, you may wish to remember Joe with a gift to Amedisys Hospice, 402 Singleton Ridge Road, Suite 3, Conway, SC 29526.
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells, Inlet, SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.
To send flowers to Joseph "Joe" Anthony Chiarilli's family, please visit our floral store.