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35 Duke St.
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Charles  Epling

Charles Leonard Epling

Monday, December 12th, 1932 - Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Charles Epling

Rev. Charles Leonard Epling, age 87, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Carolina Rehab following a period of declining health.

Charles was born December 12, 1932 in West Virginia to the late Charles Epling and Willa Kesenger Epling. He was a humble and kind man and had a great love for his Lord and Savior.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Jonathan Epling; sisters, Violet Lavalle and Charlotte Hilbert; and brothers, Alfred Epling and Cecil Epling.

He is survived by his children, Lisa Kish, Timothy Epling, and Anita Prestwood and husband Norman; grandchildren, Misty Smithy, Charlie Kish, BreAnne Corona, Austin Corona, Jordan Corona, John Epling and wife Lovey, Christy Epling, and Mae Epling; and great-grandchildren, Adrianna Epling, Jonathan Epling, Josiah Epling, Eilayna Epling, Jada Epling, Tyler Epling, Gracie Epling, Ethan Epling, Hannah Epling, Cameron Epling, Samuel Epling, Kinsley Corona, Leah Smithy, Rachel Smithy, Isaiah Smithy, and Elijah Smithy. Also surviving are sisters, Lillian Blair, and Joyce Morgan; brother, David Epling and wife Kim; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Mackie Funeral Service with Pastor Devin Severt officiating.

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    Friday, July 24th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Friday, July 24th, 2020 3:00pm
    Mackie Funeral Service Chapel
    35 Duke Street
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    Rev. Devin Severt


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