Charles H. Lemmons "Squeezer" HUNTERSVILLE - Charles H. Lemmons "Squeezer" passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Levine Dickson Hospice House. Born in Gaffney SC, August 28, 1925, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Q. W. Lemmons. He grew up in Cliffside, Forest City and Spindale, NC and attended Rutherfordton and Spindale High School. He entered World War II in 1943, serving five years on the USS Telamon (ARB-8) in the Pacific Ocean, until 1950. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a truck driver with Johnson Motor Lines for 31 years, a member of the Teamster retiree Local # 71, American Legion # 321 and Charlotte Trinity Church of Nazarene. Funeral Services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the Chapel of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn West in Charlotte. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Betty R. Lemmons; children, Gary Lemmons of Virginia Beach, VA, Buddy Lemmons of Charlotte, Jimmy Axson of Charlotte, Donnie Axson of Abilene, KS, Veda Benfield of Mooresville, NC and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Mike Lemmons. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huntersville, NC is assisting the family. Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com.
Raymer Funeral Home
16901 Old Statesville Road Huntersville, NC 28078
Published in Charlotte Observer on July 22, 2014