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Charles McCoy Thomas

November 16, 1941 ~ November 22, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Mr. Charles McCoy Thomas of Bayboro, N.C. entered into eternal rest on November 22, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.

Mr. Charles McCoy Thomas was born November 16, 1941, to the late Pickett and Carrie Spencer Thomas. He was called to his final resting place on Monday, November 22, 2022, surrounded by his son and daughter at his home.

Charles obtained his education at Pamlico Training School, graduating in the class of 1960.

He moved to New York, where he met and married the love of his life, Essie Mae Simmons Thomas.

Charles became an electrical engineer, working in his profession with Con Edison Company for over thirty years.

Charles loved God, and his family and community. Returning to North Carolina, he rededicated his life to God and accepted Christ. He never met a stranger that he couldn’t find good in.
Charles was preceded in death by two brothers, Otis Thomas and Joseph Thomas; one sister, Maggie Geraldine Thomas; and one grandson, Cederic Moore.

Charles leaves to cherish his precious memory: one daughter, Veronica (Dennis) Hamilton of Aurora, NC; two sons, Mustfa Muryid of Queens, NY, and Mark Guthrie of Seattle, WA; two brothers, Pickett Thomas (Marie) of Severn, MD, and George Grant Thomas (Deloris) of Reelsboro, NC; one sister, Carolyn Carter (Vincent) of Ft. Washington, MD; eight grandchildren; three great-grands; one loyal cousin, Alexander Thomas, whom he counted on and was always there, no matter what; a loyal companion and friend, Hattie Robinson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 2, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heavenly Arms Family Mortuary & Cremation Services LLC
906 W. 15th Street
Washington, NC

Celebration of Life
Saturday
December 3, 2022

11:00 AM
New Bern Association Headquarters
885 NC 306 Hwy N
Grantsboro, NC 28529

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