Captain Wayne Magwood Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away
Wayne Magwood Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Wayne Magwood.
Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.
This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.
The Lowcountry has lost a legend in Captain Wayne Magwood. He passed away today as the result of an accident.
Magwood started trawling at the age of 12 and spent 50-plus years in the shrimping industry. He retired in July and sold the Winds of Fortune, his shrimp boat since 1987. The Magwood family’s ties to the water date back more than five generations. Magwood’s father Clarence built Magwood Dock and founded Magwood Seafood and Sons in 1972.
Captain Magwood’s popular shrimp boat, the Winds of Fortune, made appearances on The History Channel, Dirty Jobs, The Amazing Race and was even featured in a music video for country singer Darius Rucker’s “Come Back Song.” She is now the Shayna Michelle working for Holden Beach Seafood.
Captain Wayne Magwood was a friend to many, a fixture on Shem Creek, and will certainly be missed.
My heart broke upon hearing that Capt. Wayne Magwood died after being struck by a car near his beloved Shem Creek. Magwood was a local treasure and he will be missed dearly. I would like to extend my condolences to his family and to the entire shrimping fleet.
Just blown away to hear of my good friend Captain Wayne Magwood’s death today crossing the street right off of Shem Creek.
Just spent several nights with him a few weeks ago.
I truly loved this good man who loved life and was an icon of Charleston Shrimping!
Rest In Peace my brother, I will miss you terribly
Captain Wayne Magwood, you will be dearly missed. I have such fond memories of shrimping with you. I loved watching you drive The Winds of Fortune with your feet in those big white socks. So glad for our chat after your retirement a few weeks ago. Shem Creek has lost a legend. I am heartbroken.
Capt. Wayne Magwood passed away today in this accident. A heartbreaking loss for locals and our local seafood industry. Prayers to his family. On Friday September 11, 2020 around 10:09 am the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to Coleman Blvd near Mill Street for a vehicle collision with injuries. The collision resulted in a fatality and involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.
We weren’t in touch for many years, but I lost another old friend today! My condolences to his family and friends and rest with Jesus now my friend!
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.