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Charles Ray Medlin

October 17, 1940 August 12, 2018
Charles Ray  Medlin
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Obituary for Charles Ray Medlin

Charles Ray Medlin, 77, passed away peacefully Sunday morning at Wilson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Charles was born in Johnston County on October 17, 1940 to the late Hillard Hillsman and Eula Holland Medlin. He attended Piney Grove OFWB Church. Charles will be remembered as an excellent auto body repairman. He owned Charlie’s Body Shop for over fifty years. He loved being outdoors working in his garden and riding and racing his motorcycles. He made many friendships that will always be remembered.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service. A service to remember his life will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. by the graveside at Holland Family Cemetery with the Rev. David Currie officiating.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of fifty three years, Eleanor Barber Medlin “Blossom”, sons, Michael Medlin and wife Nikki of Kenly and Thomas Medlin and wife Samantha of Kenly; daughter, Charlene Medlin of Kenly; grandchildren, Hannah Byrd and husband Tyler, Sabrina Medlin, Casey Medlin, and Ethan Medlin; brother Jerry Wayne Medlin of Micro; sisters, Brenda Wells and husband Dennis of Goldsboro, and Diane Gentry and husband Rick of Bristol, TN.; and many close friends he has made over the years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Rudene Mitchell, brother, Edward Holland, and his grandson, Cody Medlin.

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6:00 PM 8/14/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/14/2018 8:00:00 PM
Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service

103 E Second St
Kenly, NC 27542

Kenly Funeral & Cremation Service
103 E Second St Kenly 27542 NC
United States





10:00 AM 8/15/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 8/15/2018 10:45:00 AM
Holland Family Cemetery

Richardson Bass Road
Kenly, NC 27542

Holland Family Cemetery
Richardson Bass Road Kenly 27542 NC
United States

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