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Charles Hunter Fuquay

September 18, 1944 — August 26, 2023

Siler City

Charles Hunter Fuquay, 78, of Siler City, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023, surrounded by his family.  He had won his courageous battle with cancer and is resting in the arms of Jesus.

Charles was born on September 18th, 1944, in Mecklenburg County and was the son of the late Doyle Hunter and Annie Mae Herron Fuquay.  He was preceded in death by his parent’s and brothers Norman, Mike, and Jerry Fuquay.  He was a loving husband, father, pawpaw, and brother. 

Charles retired in 2008 from Car Quest Auto Parts in Greensboro.  He was a member and a deacon and served on several committees at Rocky River Baptist Church.  He was a 1963 graduate of Silk Hope High School.  He was an outstanding athlete in basketball and baseball.  He loved playing baseball, softball, golf, and fishing (saltwater).  He enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves, college basketball.  He rarely missed a baseball game at Jordan Matthews.  He loved to help with chicken benefits at all the churches.  He had a servant heart and was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in the community.

He proudly served with his country in the Army reserves.  He loved spending time with his granddaughters, family, and friends.  

Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Brenda Teague Fuquay.  He is also survived by his son Chad Hunter Fuquay, of Angier, granddaughters Leah Hunter Fuquay and Brooke Cameron Fuquay who were his pride and joy.  His sisters Patricia F Mangum (Lonnie) of Pinehurst and Kimberly Dawn Fuquay (Natalie Dickins) of Gastonia.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 PM on Wednesday August 30, 2023, at Rocky River Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, and the funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM with Rev Jim Wall and Dr. Greg Burris officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rocky River Baptist Church.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Fuquay family.

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