|KIRKPATRICK, Charles Edwin Sr., Rev.
KIRKPATRICK, Charles Edwin Sr., Rev. 794
Noted events in his life were:
1. Obituary: Fayetteville Observer, 13 Dec 2011, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 794 The Rev. Charles Edwin Kirkpatrick, MDiv, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the age of 89 at his residence at River Landing of Sandy Ridge, Colfax. Over his 47-year career as a Presbyterian minister, he served churches in Lowrys and McConnells, S.C., as well as Forest City, Fayetteville, Locust and Charlotte. Born in Lillington in 1922 to the Rev. Gurdon F. and Katie McNeill Kirkpatrick, he married his beloved Dorothy Sue Lemmon (1923-1999) in 1945 while serving in the Navy. He graduated from Maryville College in 1948 and Columbia Theological Seminary in 1951, earning his master of divinity degree. During his long career as a minister, he served in a number of leadership roles. In 1963, he was bestowed with Forest City Kiwanis Club's Citizen of the Year Award for his work in the community, addressing civil rights issues as well as the plight of the indigent. He is survived by his five children, Sue K. Humphries and Ralph of Raleigh, Amy K. Herman and Dennis of Cary, Charles E. Kirkpatrick Jr. and Susan of El Centro, Calif., Robert H. Kirkpatrick of Denver and William L. Kirkpatrick and Sherry of Charlotte, and his grandchildren, Meridith, Bennett, Dustin and Garrett; and his great-granddaughter, Josephine. He is also survived by his sister, Helen K. Middleton of Laurinburg; and brother, Junius Mills Kirkpatrick Sr. of High Point. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at River Landing at Sandy Ridge in Colfax, and internment will occur at a private family service at Forest Lawn East in Weddington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Winston-Salem, or River Landing at Sandy Ridge Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 2127, Jamestown, NC 27282. Cremation Services Inc. of Winston-Salem.
2. Occupation: Presbyterian Minister. 794