Born in Ferndale, Mich., he met and married Barbara Stewart, of Pleasant Ridge, Mich. in 1954. He graduated from Wayne State University and served 3 years in the U.S. Air Force.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Barbara; three sons, Robert (Cynthia), William, James (Ronda). His grandchildren, Jennifer (David), Kathleen, William, Robert, Courtney and Connor; great-grandson Chase.
Memorial service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday July 15th at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4921 Six Forks Road, Raleigh NC 27609.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to:
Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church Music Department
Assistance League of the Triangle Area, P.O. Box 98477, Raleigh, NC 27624.
Alzheimer's Association National Office, 225 North Michigan Ave. FL 17, Chicago, IL 60601.