Charles Stradley Stovall

Published 7:14 am Monday, November 16, 2020

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Mr. Charles Stradley Stovall, 79, of Bermuda Run, died after a sudden illness on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.

He was the son of the late Julian Baird and Frances Watkins Stovall. He was born in Granville County on Nov. 18, 1940, and lived in Oxford during his childhood until he graduated from Wake Forest University in 1963. Following graduation, he served as first lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years where he was stationed in Fort Stewart, Ga. He worked for RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.  in marketing and sales for 34 years until his retirement as senior account manager in 1999. He was a member of Clemmons Moravian Church for 36 years where he served on the board of trustees and the child services committee. He also served on the board of the Clemmons Fire Department for almost 40 years. He cherished spending time with family, playing golf and watching sports, especially the Demon Deacons.

Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Rebecca Sue “Susie” Johnson; his daughter, Suzanne Mann (John) of Advance, and their daughters Ashton and Alexis; a son, Chip Stovall (Carol) of Overland Park, Kan., and their children Anna and Charlie; a sister, Ann Stovall Ruff of Memphis, Tenn.; and numerous cousins.

A private graveside service was held on Saturday, Nov.  14 at Clemmons Moravian Church with the Rev. Christopher Thore officiating.

Memorials: Clemmons Moravian Church, PO Box 730, Clemmons, 27012.