Charles Franklin Sizemore

Published 12:26 am Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Charles Franklin Sizemore (Chuck) of Belhaven, N.C., passed away on Aug. 29, 2011, after a long illness.

Charles Franklin Sizemore

A native of McComas, W.Va., Chuck was born to Howard Robert Sizemore and Margaret Staples Sizemore on Sept. 14, 1936. He graduated from Drewry Mason High School, Ridgeway, Va., in 1953. Chuck joined the United States Air Force and served honorably for over 20 years prior to his retirement. Chuck also served his country for many years as a civil service worker at Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Va., in the Ordnance Department. Chuck enjoyed playing golf and being the life of the party with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Howard Sizemore Jr., and a son, David Sizemore.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Younger, daughters Jeri Fishack of Watertown, N.Y., and Lara DeBokx of Alberta, Canada, a son, Scott Sizemore of Tucson, Ariz., sisters, Nancy Sizemore Luttman and Gale Sizemore Williams Stowe of Martinsville, Va., brothers OH (Bob) Sizemore of Axton, Va., Ryland Sizemore of Newport News, Va., James Sizemore of White House, Texas, Bill Sizemore of Newport News, Va., and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Sept. 17, 2011, at 10 a.m. The family will receive visitors at 9 a.m.

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Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Sizemore family.