Phenix City, Ala. - BMCM Charles J. Hope Sr., (Ret.), 70, of Phenix City, Ala., passed Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Columbus Regional Medical Center.
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(Ret.) BMCM Hope was born Aug. 21, 1942, in Oakfield, Ga., to the late Maxie Bell Tellis and the late Willie Hope.
He was a member of Gaines Chapel A.M.E. Church and a 1962 graduate of South Girard High School. He was retired from the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Person Hope of Phenix City; two sons, Charles Hope Jr. and Riccio (Kimberly) Hope, both of Gales Ferry; three sisters, Zeldra Ruth Cato of Melbourne, Fla., Berma Jean Green of Vero Beach, Fla., and Annie Lois Mills of Knoxville, Tenn.; Myrtle Goodwin; three grandchildren, Mackenzie, Rylee, and Riccio Jr.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Hope was also predeceased by his loving wife, Maggie Hope, in February of 2000.
A memorial service for Charles J. Hope Sr. will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Christian Family Church, 1495 Hartford New London Turnpike (Route 85), Suite 1, Oakdale.
Published in The Day on Nov. 21, 2012