Charlie Ray Singleton, Sr., 84, of Bullock, NC died on Friday, August 23, 2019. He was born in Lenoir County on April 30, 1935 to the late Elton Robert Singleton and Ebbie Potter Singleton.
Charlie had a hard start in life, but he never allowed that to define him. He joined the Army at age 16 and fought in the Korean War. He was a man that loved his life, his family and the Lord, his Savior. He met and married his beautiful wife, Becky and they shared an amazing journey of life, love and laughter for 57 1/2 years. Above all else, Charlie cared most for his sweet wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and his church. He will be dearly missed.
Charlie is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Thelma “Becky” Singleton; two daughters, Kimberly Burcham and Elizabeth Kay Sawyer (Mike); twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many other loving extended family members and friends.
Charlie is predeceased by his parents, his grandmother who raised him, Ada Hall; and his son, Charlie Ray Singleton, Jr.
Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Gentry-Newell and Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College Street, Oxford, NC. Rev. Cameron Currin and Rev. David Grissom will officiate. The family will receive guests from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Funeral Home and at other times in Becky’s home.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made in Charlie’s name to Grassy Creek Baptist Church, Attn: Treasurer, 9142 Grassy Creek Road, Bullock, NC 27507.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is proudly serving the Singleton Family. Online memorials: www.HallWynne.com.