Jason Smoak of Charleston is pictured with his children, Jackson and Kinsley. "Jason is truly one of a kind, said his wife, Kayce. "He is handsome, hard working, and fun loving. He works shift work and still takes care of our kids all day on his days off while I work. And they love 'Daddy Days' for good reason, as you can see. We are lucky to have him and can't wait to spoil him on Father's Day!"
Henry Comer of Ladson enjoys a weekend in downtown Charleston with his dad, Sean. “I love seeing my husband interact with our son and seeing both of their faces light up means so much to me,” said Sean’s wife, Marjorie.
Pictured left to right, brothers Brad and Ryan Malone of North Charleston enjoy time with their dad, Buddy Malone, and granddad, Bill Malone. “These Malone guys are such incredible men and the best dads to their families!” said Ryan’s wife, Jennifer. “They laugh hard and love big and give all that they have! We love them all so much!”
Daniel Pietruski, and his sons, Noah, 4, and Joshua, 2, visit Wannamaker Park. Pietruski stays involved with his kids' activities, including serving as assistant coach for Noah's t-ball team, The Braves.
Savannah Cass, 18, of Mount Pleasant, (purple) and Caxton Beaty, 23, of West Ashley (green) run at the start of a heat in a girls shortboard competition at the 11th Wahine Surf Classic on Folly Beach Saturday. (David Quick/postandcourier.com).
Rose Windham, Catherine Grace Soper and Keagan Kessler use team work to carrry a paddleboard down the beach and into the water during the 11th Wahine Surf Classic on Folly Beach Saturday. (David Quick/postandcourier.com).
“Our fearless leader of the pack, Don, is an outstanding father to our soon-to-be four-year-old, Benjamin!” said Don’s wife, Dana. ”Benjamin looks up to and adores this shining example of what a father should be. Don works extremely hard for us, and for that we are most grateful and appreciative!”
Ryan Malone of North Charleston gives a lift to son Kellen. "In between long shifts serving his community at the Charleston Fire Department, Ryan is the best husband and dad to his two little ones, Kellen and Kayleigh!" said Ryan's wife, Jennifer. "No matter how little sleep or what the night held, he comes home with a smile on his face gives all that he has to his family! And we could not love him any more!"
Mohammed Al Gadban pauses for an early morning photo with sons Faisal, 9, and Fahad, 11 months, before heading out to work. "With his very busy work schedule he always finds time to be a wonderful dad for them," said his wife, Hibah.
Arabella Schoch gets a hug from her daddy, David Schoch, who is all smiles even after a long day. On the day the photo was taken, the pair woke up at 4 a.m. for a 5-hour drive to North Carolina so Arabella could audition for a film, and drove back the same day.
"Our daddy (Frank Arevalo) is the best. He is our hero whether it's for saving the day by cleaning up a huge mess, racing cars, mixing Play-Doh, snuggling Mickey, cooking dinner or is away fighting for our country," said Frank's wife, Jessica, and his kids, Lucas and Liberty.
Aaron Green is pictured with his son, Ky'Mani "Mani" Tindal Green. "Mani wants for nothing," said Green's mother, Jeanine Broughton of Summerville. "My son is 24 years old and Mani is his world. He (Mani) adores his dad and I could not be more proud. I love you, son, and Mani loves you more."
Chris Jarrett of Summerville is pictured with his kids, Haylee & Sam, in front of the Pineapple Fountain in downtown Charleston. "He's never too busy to be a true partner in parenting with me and a fabulous father to them," said Chris's wife, Stephanie.
Hannah Floyd, 10, of Isle of Palms, (in blue) checks out the competition while waiting for a heat of the menehune short board competition at the 11th Wahine Surf Classic on Folly Beach Saturday. (David Quick/postandcourier.com}