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Charles Gilbert Polk

Died: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018


6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
Location: Davie Funeral Service Chapel

Celebration of Life Service

11:00 AM Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Location: First Baptist Church Cooleemee

Interment following the funeral service

Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Location: Liberty United Methodist Church

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Charles Gilbert Polk, 87, completed his earthly journey Monday, November 12, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. His journey began in Ashe County on September 13, 1931, as the son of the late Oliver and Maude Ann Miller Polk. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Timothy Brockwell; a brother, O.J. Polk; a sister, Gladys Smith; and a son-in-law, Howard Kelly, Sr.


He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ada Lou Miller Polk; two sons, Charles Polk of Cleveland and Leo Polk (Lynette) of Mocksville; four daughters: Carol Kelly of Winston-Salem, Kathy Hicks (Carl) of Boonville, Phillis Knight (Terry) of Salisbury and Sandra Pennington (Mike) of Millers Creek; two brothers, Ralph Polk of Cooleemee and Gene Polk (Mary) of West Jefferson, NC; one sister, Violet Sanders of Casar, NC; plus nine grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.


Mr. Polk was retired from Crown Wood Products and attended First Baptist Church of Cooleemee. His hobbies included woodworking and fishing, and he loved to read his Bible.


The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 Thursday, November 15, at Davie Funeral Chapel.  The Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday at the First Baptist Church of Cooleemee with Pastor Allen Mullins and Rev. Stan Riddle officiating. The body will lie in state one-half hour prior to the time of service. Interment will follow at Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery.


Arrangements are under the direction of Davie Funeral Service. Condolences may be posted online at www.daviefuneralservice.com.

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The staff of Davie Funeral Service
   Posted Tue November 13, 2018
The staff of Davie Funeral Service extends sincere sympathy to the family & friends of Charles Gilbert Polk. We are honored to serve during this difficult time of loss.

Sharon Allen
   Posted Tue November 13, 2018
I was so sorry to hear about Charles. My deepest condolences to the Polk family. May your precious memories give you comfort as the days and years pass by. May our Heavenly Father be with you to help you through this grievous time as we await the day when we embrace our loved ones again. John 6:40. Loving thoughts and prayers. Isaiah 41:10,13.

Linda Drye
   Posted Tue November 13, 2018
I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved husband, father, and grandfather. I know he will be missed but cherish your memories. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers and may you find comfort knowing that he is in a better place and he is rejoicing with the Angels in Heaven

James Polk
   Posted Tue November 13, 2018
We all will miss him,we all have many memories thru the years passed.Just to know him ,working with him and being related to him was always a joy and always looked back at that as good times.Rest in peace uncle Charles,,we love you. James.

Rhonda Clement
   Posted Sat November 17, 2018
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your loved one. May the God of comfort give you and your family the strength to cope. The Bible teaches that there will be a resurrection. (John 5:28&29) To be sure your loved one will be reunited with their friends and family again.For more information please visit our official online website at www.jw.org

Melissa Souther
   Posted Sun November 18, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Polk. I enjoyed talking with him when I used to go to John and Lynn's jam on Tuesday nights. He was such a sweet person. I will be praying for you all.

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