MOUNT HOLLY-Charles David Holdsclaw, 58, of 112 Willow Tree Lane, Mount Holly, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center, following complications of kidney surgery.
Charlie graduated from Mount Holly High School and N.C. State University and attended the masters program at UNC-Charlotte. He retired from Clariant Corporation and then worked several seasons for H&R Block. He also assisted Nancy with the management of her nurse case management company. Charlie loved NASCAR racing and was a Dale Jr. fan. He was also an advocate for the welfare of animals.
Charlie was preceded in death by parents, Jasper and Sarah Holdsclaw; his "other" parents, Dick and Matt Hoyle; and sister, Louise Massey.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Hoyle Holdsclaw; his three "four-legged kids", Roxie, Milton and Kaylee; one sister, Ann Johnson and husband Paul; two brothers, Rick Holdsclaw and wife Judy, and Jerry Holdsclaw and wife Lillie; and faithful friends, Ivonnelly and Jerry Linder.
Funeral Service: Private
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home is serving the Holdsclaw family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tri County Animal Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 483, Alexis, N.C. 28006
Condolences: May be sent to Nancy at the home address.