Charles ‘Charlie’ Addison Wood Jr.

Published 2:43 pm Monday, August 15, 2022

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Charles “Charlie” Addison Wood Jr., 78, of Danvers, Mass., formerly of Mocksville, went to his heavenly home Thursday, Aug/ 11, 2022 at New England Homes for the Deaf.

He was born April 10, 1944 in Davie County. Charlie graduated from N.C. School for the Deaf in Morganton. Many special memories were made when he and his friends attended parties and meetings in the deaf community. He was a member of Fork Baptist Church.  Charlie loved the Lord, his church, and his church family. He loved to dance, eat, and traveling to the beach and mountains, but swimming was his favorite pastime. Being a social butterfly at heart, Charlie never met a stranger and loved people. He adored his family and friends who meant the world to him. Charlie loved the time he spent at New England Homes for the Deaf where he made many friends whom he loved. While there, he especially enjoyed craft time, with coloring and painting being his favorite.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Charles Addison Wood Sr.; his mother, Bernice Rebecca Seaford Hinkle; and 2 half siblings.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 18 at Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Garrett and Rev. Craig Seaford officiating. The service will be available to view on the Fork Baptist Church website or Facebook page. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family invited friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17 to pay their respects.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be considered for: Fork Baptist Cemetery Fund, ​3140 US 64 E, Mocksville, NC 27028; or New England Homes for the Deaf, 154 Water St., Danvers, MA 01923.