Bobby Cherry and his wife moved into the Grand Oak Senior Living complex in West Ashley 10 months ago, after their home on Wadmalaw Island burned down.
Cherry, 64, sat on the small balcony of his first-floor apartment watching a bruised sky that had been threatening rain all evening. He said their move to Grand Oak was a difficult transition in practically every way — emotionally, financially and logistically — but it was one of the few places they could afford.
If he had known they’d have to pack up and move again so soon, he said he would have never signed the lease last year. His wife is terminally ill, so he wanted her to be able to live whatever time she has left in one place, without the stress of another move.
Along with all Grand Oak’s other residents, Cherry was notified in July t...Read More