The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

Obituaries Archives

February 24, 2013


TARBORO —  “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

– 2 Timothy 4:7

Charles Edward Hill, 72, died Thursday, February, 21, 2013.  Charles was born November 10, 1940 in Lenoir County to the late Tommie and Effie Hill.

Charles is survived by his wife, Nancy Anderson Hill; his son, Charles Edward Hill Jr of Kenly, N.C.; daughter, Regina Faye Isacc-Hill and husband Stephen of Eugene, Ore.; stepson Arthur Robert Thompson IV of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Jessica Christine Hill, Holly Amber Hill and Charles Henry Isaac; great grandchild, Peyton Rose Hill-Tanner; his sister, Virginia Hill Ballard and husband Gary of New Bern; two brothers, David Paul Hill and wife Juliann of Richlands; and Sherwood Hill and wife Marcia of Chester, Va.  Charles also leaves behind to cherish his memory numerous friends and nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Precious.

Charles graduated from the University of Georgia in 1971. He dedicated 32 years of service to his country in the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard, serving in Desert Storm in 1991.  He was a longtime employee of Carolina Telephone/ Sprint.  

He was a faithful member of St. James United Methodist Church, involved in many capacities through the years.  He was currently a member of the Men’s Choir and serving with the Lay Shepherding Ministry and was active with the Acts group.  He gave tirelessly to his community.  This included service to the Edgecombe County Veterans Military Museum, volunteer work with Hospice and Lieutenant Governor of N.C. Kiwanis.  Charles was the founder of Golden K Kiwanis in Tarboro.  

The family wishes to thank those all served as “stretcher-bearers” (Mark 2) during Charles’ final journey.

Visitation was Sunday, Feb. 24 at Carlisle Funeral Home.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. James UMC,  211 East St. James St. Tarboro, NC.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Edgecombe County Veterans Military Museum, P.O. Box 115, Tarboro, N.C. 27886 or St. James United Methodist Church, 211 East St. James St. Tarboro, NC 27886.  

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Carlisle Funeral Home, Tarboro.

Text Only
Obituaries Archives

    William Hill, 85, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    April 23, 2014


    Debra Foskey Barrett , 58, died Monday, April 21, 2014.

    April 23, 2014


    Wade Tyron Andrews, 33, died Friday, April 18, 2014.

    April 23, 2014


    William Albritton 73 Brookfield, Conn., died, Monday, April 14, 2014.

    April 18, 2014


    Derrick Lee Myers, 35, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    April 17, 2014


    Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday in the Keihin Auditorium located in the Fleming Building on the Tarboro Campus of Edgecombe Community College.

    April 17, 2014


    Gilbert Shirley Ward, 95, passed away April 10, 2014 at The Fountain at the Albermarle in Tarboro, N.C. after living a very interesting and event filled life.

    April 16, 2014


    Rosa Lee Powell, 82, died Sunday April 6. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Baker Funeral Home Chapel with visitation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    April 11, 2014


    Lucy K. Couser, 72, died April 7, 2014. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Eastern Star Baptist Church.

    April 11, 2014


    Sarah Cherry, age 71, died Friday, April 4, 2014.

    April 10, 2014

AP Video
Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' Obama to Oso: We'll Be Here As Long As It Takes Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs
Twitter Updates