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Charles Franklin Futrell

June 10, 1934 — April 24, 2022


Charles Franklin Futrell

Charles Franklin Futrell, 87, of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A private family service will be held at a later date.


Charles served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army, he went on to further serve his community by spending his career as a First Sergeant with the North Carolina Highway Patrol. He was a member of Rosewood First Baptist Church and a member of Masonic Rite of Layfette 83 of Jacksonville, North Carolina as well as the Shriners Sudan Temple.  Charles loved his family dearly and cherished time well spent with them. He will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to know and love him.


Charles is survived by his loving wife, Irene Futrell of the home; sons, Reverend Michael Futrell and wife, Jan of Lincolnton, Ralph Futrell and wife, Leisa of Wilson; grandchildren, Melissa Isaacks and husband, John of Lincolnton, Matthew Futrell and wife, Angela of Lincolnton, Lauren Guy and husband, Jacob of Winterville, Thomas Brent Futrell and wife, Lakyn of Wilson, Megan Paige Futrell of Wilson, and his great grandchildren, Tyler Avery, Clayton Issacks, Makayla Futrell, Jaxson Futrell, Landon Futrell, Emilie Guy, Adalynn Guy and McKinley Futrell.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix Andrew Futrell and Cora Irene Rose; brothers, Felix Andrew Futrell, Jr., Andrew Cleveland Futrell and Robert Futrell and sisters, Ruth Futrell, Dorothy (Dot) F. McKenzie, and Ann Edwards.


Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at

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