Charles Earmin Kearsey, son of Walter and Ella Kersey, was born on July 22, 1942 in Norlina, North Carolina. He departed this life on May 9, 2018 surrounded by his loving wife and children.
He received his education at North Warren School. He joined Cooks Chapel Baptist Church of Warrenton, North Carolina at an early age.
Charles married Cecelia Lee on July 20, 1968. Charles was a father to six loving children.
He was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
Charles leaves to cherish his memory: six children, Carolyn D. Williams (Baron) of Warrenton, NC, Rodney E. Kearsey of Sanford, NC, Travis L. Kearsey (Nikeena) of Manson, NC, Carisa L. Rudd (Shawn) of Macon, NC, Marcus O. Kearsey of Raleigh, NC and Krystle D. Richardson (Joshua) of Hollister, NC; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren; three sisters, Delois Williams, Vernell Person and Cassandra Kearsey; four brothers, John Kersey, James Kersey, Ted Kersey and Alvin Kearsey (Ella). Charles had a host of special friends over the years that remained an important part of his life. A special regard goes to Bobby Lynch, Ray Richardson, Allen Brinkley and Nick Richardson.