Charles Colie Clark Jr.
Charles Colie Clark Jr., 25, a resident of Highway 99, Bath, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, as a result of injuries received in an accident. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at the Dunn family cemetery, Falkland, officiated by Billy Peed. Kyle Alligood, Benji Brooks, Rumley Everett, Phillip Hassell, Stephen Oden and Jared Sink will serve as pallbearers. Harris Clark, Jordan Clark, Eric Dunn, Hunter Dunn, Ron Dunn, Tyler Dunn and Joe Hobbs will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations and other times at the home. The family will travel in procession to the cemetery following the visitation.
Charles was born June 11, 1986, in Pitt County, son of Charles Colie Clark and Shirley Jean Dunn Clark. He graduated from Northside High School in 2004 and Pitt Community College in 2007 with a degree in Building Construction Technology. Charles worked in the family business as a logger with Nifong Construction Co. On Oct. 4, 2008, he was married to Misty Leigh Nifong. Charles loved to be outdoors fishing and hunting. He had a very outgoing personality and loved to spend time with his friends. Charles was a loving son — the best son anyone could have and a devoted and caring husband.
In addition to his parents and his wife he is survived by his sister, Crissie Clark Woolard of Greenville; his grandmother, Ruby Dunn of Ayden; his in-laws, Kim and Carroll Nifong of Fairfield; sister-in-law Shawna Martin and husband Troy of Greenville; nieces Jordan Woolard and Riley Woolard, both of Greenville, and best friends Brad and Rebecca Cahoon and children Cole and Colin of Belhaven.
Memorials in Charles’ memory may be made to Hunters Helping Kids, 18333 U.S. Highway 264, Swan Quarter, NC 27885 or Clays for Kids, PO Box 15030, New Bern, NC 28561.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.hillsidefuneralservice.com.
Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations, 4500 U.S. Highway 264 East, Washington, has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Clark family.