Charles William Truett, age 75

Charles William Truett, age 75, Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015.

Charles was a native of Cherokee County, NC and son of the late Dallas Elijah Truett and Annie Mae Hembrie Truett. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and attended Wilson Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife Etta Rogers Truett; children DeWayne Truett of Forest City, Keith Truett of Oak Island, NC and Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Truett of Forest City; brother Leroy Truett of Blacksburg, SC and a sister Lorene Clark of Crouse, NC; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Wilson Baptist Church with the Rev. Troy Dorsey, Rev. Wayne Toney and Rev. John Edwards officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043.

Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family.