Charles Coleman Denton
June 30, 1948 – November 12, 2016
ZEBULON – Charles Coleman Denton, 68, went home to be with the Lord early Saturday morning with his beloved family around him. Charles was born in Wake County to James Coleman & Nannie Ree Parrish Denton. He was retired from the N. C. D.O.T. where he was an equipment shop manager. He was a wonderful husband, father, & grandfather who will always be remembered and missed. He was compassionate and loving and lived life to it’s fullest. He enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, & people. Charles was a major Tar Heels fan. He fought long and hard never losing faith in God.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 46 years, Gail Carlyle Denton of the home, daughter, Michelle Denton Ward & husband Jeremy of Rougemont, brothers, Ronnie Denton & wife Faye, Ricky Denton, both of Zebulon, and the apple of his eye, his grandson, Nicholas.
Funeral service 3 pm, Monday, Social Plains Baptist Church with visitation from 1:30 – 3 pm, prior to the service & other times at the home.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net