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Charles Melvin Spinks
November 11, 1945 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Charles was the son of the late Arthur Melvin Spinks and Vera Mae Harris. His stepmother, Goldie Cheek Spinks also precedes him in death and was an important part of his life. Charles is preceded in death by one sister and two brothers. Alice Faye Spinks Palmer, Gary Nathaniel Spinks and Clyde Houston Spinks.
Charles graduated from Randolph High School and was drafted by the United States Army to serve in the Vietnam War. Later he continued with his education by graduating from Durham College, now known as Durham Community College.
Charles worked at Selig Furniture until they closed. He continued his work at Collins & Aikman until his retirement. Charles was one of the first original members and trustees of Unity Powerhouse Holiness Church. He was a dedicated member of Light of the World Masonic Lodge # 711 in Siler City, NC. He had a passion for riding and show casing his motorcycles with a lot of trophies to show for it.
Charles was blessed with two children, Beverly Scott (Antoine) and Sharon Wiley (Tyrone). Charles enjoyed spending time with his 6 grandchildren: Kaneesha (Delrus), Dacia, Nya, Nikya, Tyrone, Jr and Angela. Two great-grandchildren: Jalani and Za’Rayah. He also leaves to cherish his memory two sisters, Agnes Spinks Moore, Peggy Spinks Goins and a special friend Daisy McSwain. One god-daughter Ashley Cobbs, Little Larry Moffitt and Chester Palmer who he treated like his sons.