Charles V. Eckert, Jr., 44, of Raleigh died unexpectedly Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the home of family. Charles was born May 21, 1968, the firstborn son of Cindy and Charles Eckert, Sr. of Elizabeth City. He had a way of turning friends into family, and will be remembered by many as a brother.
Along with his parents, Charles is survived by his wife, the former Kelly Barnett, whom he married February 14, 2003. Also surviving are a son, Charles A. Eckert; a brother, Leo Eckert and his family; a sister, Kathy Eckert and her family; a stepson, Kelsey “Terell” Randolph; a grandson, Kai Randolph; and two stepdaughters, Brittany Randolph and Hilary Lambiase.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Fountain of Life Church in Elizabeth City. The family will receive friends following the service at the church and at other times at the residence of Leo and Marjorie Eckert, 111 Dramtree Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Eckert family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.