Mr. Julius F. Charles, Sr. 82 of Olive Hill, Kentucky passed away Friday morning after an illness of several weeks.
He was born in Menifee County, Kentucky on November 13, 1936 to the late Pink Charles and Tressie Alice Carpenter Charles. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Mildred Lois Charles.
Mr. Charles was retired from General Motors in Defiance, Ohio and enjoyed riding horses, motorcycles, singing and playing the guitar. He also especially enjoyed family gatherings and was a member of the United Auto Workers and attended the Olive Hill Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include two sons, Julius F. Charles, Jr. of Olive Hill and Pinky Charles of Grayson, Kentucky. One brother, Worley Charles of Olive Hill, Kentucky, Four sisters: Elaine Nash of Defiance, Ohio, Janet Lambert of Salt Lick, Kentucky, Nina Weaver of Corbin, Kentucky and Donna Lambert of Defiance, Ohio. Two grandchildren, Stephanie Charles and Brandon Lee Charles. Also, several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Pastor Charles Glover officiating.
Burial will follow in the Brown Cemetery.
Visitation at the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is after 5:00 p.m. Monday.
Family and friends will serve as pall bearers.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is caring for all arrangements for Mr. Julius F. Charles, Sr.
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