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Charles E. Baptist

March 30, 1941 ~ June 5, 2020 (age 79)


Charles Edwards Baptist, 79, of 4822 Murphy Road, Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, June 05, 2020.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday at 12:30pm at Family Fellowship Worship Center in Fayetteville with Dr. T.L. Davenport officiating. Burial will be in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Bragg.

He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Baptist of the home. Daughters, Kanika Richardson (Rheuben) of Fayetteville and Takiyah Baptist Brown (Cyrus) of Greensboro. A son, Jabari Baptist of Memphis, TN; grandchildren, Iliana Richardson and Rheuben Richardson, Jr. Sisters, Johnnie Donald, Marie Leake, Mary L. Baptist, Dr. Bettye Baptist-Wilson, Atty. Gwendolyn Baptist-Rucker and Gail Lyons. A brother, Willie Fred Baptist, along with eight sisters-in-law, six brothers-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

A viewing will be held Thursday at the funeral home from 5-7pm and at the church on Friday from 11am until 12:30pm.

Family members and friends are encouraged to wear face masks and practice social distancing during the service.

Arrangements by Herring Funeral Care Care & Cremations

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June 11, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Herring Funeral Care & Cremations
2720 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

June 12, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Family Fellowship Worship Center, Fayetteville

Funeral Service
June 12, 2020

12:30 PM
Family Fellowship Worship Center, Fayetteville

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