Charlie Watt White, Jr.

August 20, 2010


ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Charlie Watt White, Jr., age 31, of Brock Ridge Run, died Friday, August 20, 2010, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Charlie was born in Chowan County, on July 2, 1979, a son of Catherine and Charlie W. White, Sr. He was a very active member of Forest Park Church and was a service manager for Gately Communications Company in Kill Devil Hills, NC. He was a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Fraternity, and a being an avid hunter, a proud member of Bucklesberry Hunt Club.

Besides his parents, Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Holly Basnight White; a brother, Matthew White of Merry Hill, NC; and his maternal grandmother, Edna Ford of Buena Vista, NC. He was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Thelma Bruce.

A celebration of life service will be conducted on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., at Forest Park Church in Elizabeth City, with the Rev. Scott Neal officiating. Burial will follow in the White Family Cemetery, Merry Hill, NC. The family will receive friends at Forest Park Church from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 23, and other times at the home of Charlie and Holly White. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Forest Park Church, 300 Forest Park Road, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909.

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Charles and Betty Ann Price
13 years ago

You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God strengthen you and hold you in his care.


(Children of Robert and Ann White)

Betty Ann, Charles, Joseph, and Sarah Price

Susan and Michael Hargis

Robert White, Jr.

Philip, Dawn, Amber, Elizabeth, and Philip Michael White

Robert and Ann White
13 years ago

Our prayers are with you. May God give you comfort and strength.


Uncle Robert and Aunt Ann

Elizabeth White
13 years ago

Holly I am so sorry for your lose. You are in my prayers.


Brenda Chambers
13 years ago

Holly,please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace in this difficult time.

Charlie seemed like a fun loving guy. I know he will be missed by all that knew and loved him.

Peace be with you,


Heather White
13 years ago


I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Charlie will be missed. Much Love,


Yvonne Carver
13 years ago


You are in our thoughts at the Elizabeth City office of the Division of Coastal Management, and are truly sorry for your loss. The choir of Anderson United Methodist Church prayed for your family last Thursday night, and we’ll continue to remember you in our prayers. God grant you grace and peace, and give you the strength to take one day at a time.

Chad and Kristin Strawn
13 years ago

Holly, we are so sorry for loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Chad and Kristin Strawn

Bill Morine
13 years ago

Dear Family & Friends:

We extend our condolences at this difficult time. Charlie was instrumental in bringing new digital technologies to Amateur Radio in the Outer Banks. He was a model Ham and his presence will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Bill Morine, N2COP

ARRL North Carolina Section Manager

John Gerber
13 years ago

Holly, I am so very sorry for your loss. May God’s comfort surround you during this difficult time.

James Rhodes
13 years ago

Holly –

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.