Charles Theron Caudle, Sr.

April 8, 1922 - July 20, 2010

04/08/1922 - 07/20/2010

Past Services

Thursday July 22, 2010
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday July 23, 2010
1:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday July 23, 2010
2:00 pm

Charles Theron ‘C.T.’ Caudle Sr., age 88 died on July 20th 2010 at home. He was born April 8, 1922 in Anson county to Lester (Lec) and Beulah Caudle. He was raised on a family farm in Anson County and attended Pfeiffer College. He served 4.5 years in the Navy during WWII on the air craft carrier US Langley (CVL27) in the South Pacific where he was a part of the major navel campaign of the war. He graduated from NC State College and taught Agriculture at Polkton High School then worked for Allis Chalmers as a regional sales representative before taking a job with the NC Department of Corrections where he worked until he retired. He was active in the Tillery Baptist Church and served on the Halifax county school board.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years Dorothy Kanoy Caudle of Rocky Mount, two sons; Charles Theron Caudle Jr. of Rocky Mount NC, Donald William and wife Becky Caudle of Tarboro NC, and one daughter Patricia Gail Caudle of Troy NC, two brothers; Yates Caudle of Columbia SC and Bob Caudle of Mint Hill NC, four sisters; Ava Honeycutt of Greensboro NC, Doris Dotson of Atlanta GA, Carol Brewer of Marshville NC, and Ann Wallace of Wadesboro NC. Also surviving are five grandchildren; Will of New Bern NC, Sarah of Raleigh NC, Taylor of Enfield NC, Rob of Tarboro NC, and Brent of Enfield NC,

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13 years ago

To the Caudle family, it was a pleasure to have met your parents through my grandmother (Mrs. Lottie K. Bellamy). It was always a pleasure to be in your dad’s company, he was a friendly man, a great man. Whenever I ride by their home I always has the thought of as a child how we would dropped “Grandma” by there for one reason or the other. He will be greatly missed. Death has a way of changing your life forever. Thanks for the memories. May my grandmother and your husband/dad rest in peace. Just another angel watching over.

Al and Debbie Carpenter
13 years ago

I just heard about Uncle Theron’s passing and I am so sorry for your loss. My sympathies to all the family.

Bonnie and Steve Davis
13 years ago

Don and Becky,

We’re so sorry to learn of the death of your father. It’s so hard to lose a parent especially if it’s unexpected. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

Mildred Howell
13 years ago

Dear Dorothy, I read about Charles in the paper tonight and am so terribly sorry. As it is too late to visit at your home, I will try to get to see you in the near future. With heartfelt sympathy. Mildred Howell