, of Bumpass, VA,
ent to meet his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 18, 2022 at the age
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Charles
was preceded in death by
wife and soul-mate,
Graves; his parents, Lawrence and Bessie
brothers, Alvin Shumake and Manuel
four sisters, Audrey Peetz, Lois Castleberry, Esther Gentry and Mary Vogt.
is survived by his children, Charles
(Gayle), Linda Woods (Tony), Arnold
grandchildren and 22 great
that loved and cherished their grandpa; and a
number of nieces and nephews.
He was a veteran of the Korean War where he served our country proudly.
He was a member of the
Church of the Nazarene and over the years served in many different positions. His love for the Lord was apparent in his daily life and to all that knew him.
was a retired heavy equipm
ent operator and
loved to talk about bulldozers.
After he retired,
loved making wood crafts, it was something he and his wife would work on together.
They were quite the team and their children and grandchildren have many keepsakes from the crafts that he and his wife worked on so proudly together.
A special thank you to the staff at the Elizabeth House for the care and love that was extended to him and his family during his stay there.
Charles is now residing in his eternal home in Heaven, reunited with his wife and loved ones; his family knows they have another angel looking over them.
Funeral services will be held
at 11am on Thursday, July 21, 2022
at Sheridan Funeral Home in Kents Store, VA, with visitation held one hour prior to the service