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Charles Nathaniel Jordan

Oct 24, 1938 - Oct 21, 2020 (Age 81)

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We're so sorry about Charles. Always enjoyed seeing you both on front porch and tooting horn and waving at y'all. If we can do anything for you all Please let us know.

Sympathy Gift courtesy of david martin. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Charles Nathaniel Jordan.

To our dear sweet family. Our prayers are with you all. You had such a wonderful father. He was such a dear sweet Christian man and a pillar of our community. He will be greatly missed. Love you all

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Dear Family, I Hope You Can Find Comfort In Your Wonderful Memories Of Your Daddy and God’s Assurance Of Our Glad Reunion Day! I’m Praying You Feel God’s Comforting Hand He will Help you Through!

I will forever remember the youth group meetings and Sunday afternoon hangouts with Charles and Geri. May God hold you wrapped in love and comfort.

I will forever remember the youth group meetings and Sunday afternoon hangouts with Charles and Geri. May God hold you wrapped in love and comfort.

Denise, Darren, keeping you all in our prayers. So sorry for your loss.


Charles's Obituary

Charles Nathaniel Jordan, 81, of Roaring River departed his earthly home and was carried to Heaven by angels on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.  Charles was born in Wilkes County on October 24, 1938 to Joseph Luther and Alma Burchette Jordan.


Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Geraldine Billings Jordan; his four children, Darren (Louise) Jordan, Denise (Tim) Benge, James (Kutina) Jordan, and Jason (Brandi) Jordan all of Roaring River; one brother, Rev. Kenneth (Margaret) Jordan; six grandchildren, Ashley B (Matthew) Patrick, Jordan Benge, Matthew Jordan, Nathanael Jordan, Brea Jordan, Laci Jordan; one great-grandson, Mason Patrick; and two step-grandchildren, Bridget (James) Bauguess, Kayla (Benjamin) Billings.


Preceding him in death and awaiting his arrival in Heaven along with his parents are his sister, Eileen J Johnson, and two brothers, Quinton Jordan and Clifford Jordan. 


Charles was a dedicated member of Macedonia Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School Teacher and Deacon.  Serving God and following his will was the main focus of his life. Charles spent most of his life farming, raising tobacco, chickens and operating a dairy farm.  Upon retiring from farming, he spent 10 years working at LP in Roaring River. He had served as a member of Gideon’s International, and retired volunteer fireman who served as assistant chief for 20 years at Shepherds Cross Roads VFD, a former NC Forest Warden, and previous board member of NC Farm Bureau and Clingman Medical Center.


A funeral service will be conducted Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Smith and Rev. Dwayne Lankford officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Jordan will lie-in-state Friday from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service and Saturday from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Pallbarers carrying our Daddy to his final resting place will be his sons, Darren, James & Jason; his grandsons, Jordan, Matthew & Nathanael; and great grandson, Mason.


Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to the Gideons International, PO Box 95, Elkin, NC 28621


The family would like to thank Dr. Albright and staff at Elkin Oncology, the staff of Wake Forest Baptist Hospital; and the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice for their care. 

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