Charles M. Carlisle, 85, of Jacksonville, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Onslow Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Christian Life Fellowship with Pastor Errett Marshburn and the Rev. Randal Rogers officiating. Burial with full military honors, will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Chaplain Ray McPherson officiating.
Mr. Carlisle was a retired Gunnery Sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps and a retired U.S. Postal Service Mail Clerk.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Joyce D. Carlisle; two daughters, Gail Loski and her husband, Russel of Dallas, Texas, and Beth Elliote and her husband, David of Jacksonville; one son, Mark Carlisle and his wife, Elaine of Damascus, Md.; one brother, John Carlisle of Hagerstown, Md.; 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Gideons-Jacksonville Camp, P.O. Box 7134, Jacksonville, NC 28540.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org