Dr. Charles J. Pharr

Published 11:53 am Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dr. Charles J. Pharr, 91, of Greensboro, died on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.

Dr. Pharr was born on July 6, 1925 in Mooresville.  Dr. Pharr served in the U.S. Navy Seabees in the Pacific theater during World War II. Following his service, he was an optometrist with the majority of his career in Greensboro, and retired after 50 years of practice. He was a member of the Triad Mustang car club and he was a Master Mason and received his Diamond Jubilee Certificate for 60 years of membership. He also was a member of Friendly Ave. Baptist Church.

Dr. Pharr was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Pharr.

Survivors: his daughters, Nancy Vance and husband Jesse of Bradenton, Fla. and Dr. Susan Jones and husband Dr. Donald Jones of Maryville, Tenn.; grandsons, Joshua Vance and wife Ella, Jacob Vance and Joseph Vance, all of Atlanta, Ga., Philip Jones of Atlanta, Dr. Mark Jones of Boston, Mass. and Charles Jones of Dallas, Texas.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with Dr. Pat Cronin officiating. Burial will follow at Westminster Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel.

Memorials: St. Luke Missionary Hospice, 16 Williams Pope Road, Bluffton, SC 29909

Condolences: www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.