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1941 Charles 2021

Charles Jerry Shook

April 4, 1941 — August 7, 2021

Charles Jerry Shook
1941- 2021

Gastonia – Charles Jerry Shook, 80 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 7, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was a native of Cleveland County, born on April 4, 1941, to the late Marion James and Lena Moore Shook. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Taylor Nicole Shook, his brothers, Harold, Jimmy, and an infant brother.
Charles enjoyed spending time at church and with his buddy, Preacher Marvin. He also enjoyed his friends at Hardee's, visiting his family, going to yard sales, and spending time at his brother-in-law, James Chambers car lot. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

Charles was a dedicated member of Clover First Free Will Baptist Church. He retired from Firestone after 24 years of dedicated service and later worked at Mikeall for over 12 years. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Left to cherish his memories is his wife of almost 56 years, Betty Chambers Shook; his children, Jane (Mike) Jones, Robert (Jeannie) Shook, Charles Shook and Angie (Tony) James; ten grandchildren, Amber (Steve) Sesnick, Chris (Paige) Jones, Tiffany (Latt) Ormand, Matthew (Heather) James, C.J. Shook, Hunter Shook, Jimmy Shook, Bobby Joe Shook, Katie Dean and Andrew Shook and thirteen great-grandchildren; a brother Johnny (Louise) Shook and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 9th at Free Will Baptist Church, 307 Valley Ave, Clover, SC 29710
A Celebration of Life service will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 10th at First Free Will Baptist Church, Clover with Reverend Marvin Carson, Reverend James Chambers and Reverend Ronnie Dale officiating.

Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park, Garden of Prayer section with military honors by the Gaston County Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be Matthew James, C.J. Shook, Jimmy Shook, Latt Ormand, Andrew Shook, Hunter Shook, and Tony James.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Gaston County, 306 South Columbia Street, Gastonia, NC 28054

Condolences may be made to

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.

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