Charles was born in Chatham County on July 8, 1931, to the late Clarence B. Cheek and the late Eva Johnson Cheek Dark. He was a member of Edwards Hill Friends Meeting where he was the treasurer and an elder. Charles was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired after 40 years as the general manager of Chatham Motors. He was a member of the Siler City Country Club where he loved to play golf. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid gardener. Growing roses was his passion. He loved his family and his grandchildren held a special place in his heart. Mr. Cheek is preceded in death by his parents, loving wife, Maye Willett Cheek; sisters, Mary Elizabeth Smith and Margaret Pettit; and brother Clarence B. Cheek Jr.
Mr. Cheek is survived by his daughter, Phyllis Cheek Kondor and husband, Paul, of Cary; grandchildren, Wendy and Robin Krieg; and brother, Percy T. Dark, Jr. of Silk Hope.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be on Friday, August 25, 2023, at 11:00 AM, at Edwards Hill Friends Meeting with Josh Conrad officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Edwards Hill Friends Meeting Building Fund.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Cheek family.