Charles C. Burrell, 80, of Hendersonville, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, was promoted to glory on May 18, 2015, from Carolina Village Medical Center after a brief illness. He was a son of the late Grover C. and Arrilee Anders Burrell. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy R. and Robert W. Burrell and two sisters, Nina B. Pace and Pauline B. McAbee.
Charles was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and was educated at Flat Rock High School. He served in the United States Army as a radio repairman in Italy. He always loved the out-of-doors and was a well-known nurseryman and landscaper in Hendersonville, and later an avid golfer. Charles was an active member of Mud Creek Baptist Church. After his retirement, he and his wife resided at Carolina Village in Hendersonville.
Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Yvonne King Burrell; two sons, Charles Russell Burrell and wife Elizabeth of Hendersonville, and D.L. Burrell and wife Jennifer of Tucker, Georgia; a brother, Fred D. Burrell; two sisters, Carolyn B. Stepp and June B. Pace; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
The funeral service will be held at Mud Creek Baptist Church at 2 pm on Friday, May 22. The Reverends Greg Mathis and Christopher Roberts will officiate. Private interment will take place at Shepherd Memorial Park. A visitation will be held at Mud Creek on Thursday, May 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mud Creek Baptist Church, 403 Rutledge Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.
Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Mud Creek Baptist Church
Interment at Shepherd Memorial Park will be private.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Mud Creek Baptist Church.