Charlie Lee Littlejohn Jr.
1947 - 2021
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Charlie Lee Littlejohn Jr.
August 25, 1947 - March 30, 2021
Wilmington, NC - Formerly of Highland Falls, NY
Charlie Lee Littlejohn Jr., 73 of Wilmington, North Carolina, formerly of Highland Falls, New York passed peacefully at the Lower Cape Fear Lifecare Hospice on March 30, 2021.
He was born in Spartanburg, SC on August 25, 1947 to his parents, Charlie Littlejohn Sr. and Louisa Greene, but raised by his grandparents, Ellison and Mamie Littlejohn.
Charlie was a member of St. John AME Zion Church in Highland Falls, NY and served as treasure of the Men's Ministry as well as a member of the Afro-American Men's Club, he retired from U.S. Marine Corps.
Charlie is survived by one daughter, whom he went to live with when his health started failing: Bernadette "Penny" Patrick Stokes of Wilmington, NC; one son, Darryl Patrick of Albany, NY; former wife, Noretta Littlejohn of Wilmington, NC (they had an awesome friendship); one brother, Johnny Greene of Spartanburg, SC; two sisters, Maddie Anyalewechi of Baltimore, MD and Betty Hacket of Spartanburg, SC; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grands; one great-great grand that will be born in June 2021.
Mr. Littlejohn will have a graveside service at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 6 at Heritage Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC with full Military Honors. A Service of Remembrance will be held in Highland Falls at a later date.
Local arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Home, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY. "Committed To Being The Very Best" Call us anytime 569-1233.

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Published in Times Herald-Record from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2021.
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April 7, 2021
Charlie was a gentle giant. He always had a big smile and hug whenever I saw him. He never forgot his "girls" from the school...always remembering us for our birthdays and every holiday. God Bless you Charlie. Rest in Peace.
Joanne DiBlasi
April 6, 2021
Thank you for your service sir. Rest easy Marine
Carla D
April 4, 2021
Charlie was a great friend of ours and he will be deeply missed. Our sympathy goes out to his beautiful family and all his friends. Semper Fi our friend.
Suzanne and Wally Wentland
April 4, 2021
My dad will be so missed the hurt that I am feeling I do not know if it will ever go away I did not know I was bringing my dad to NC for him to leave me so soon I truly thought that we had more time to spend together God had better plans for him and I could never question him even if I wanted to as I sit here trying hard to prepare myself for the burial it has me torn to pieces our family thank everyone for the love that has been given to us through this difficult time please continue to pray for us
Bernadette Stokes
April 3, 2021
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