Barefoot, Sr., Charles Ashford
October 14, 1928 - April 6, 2021
Mr. Charles Ashford Barefoot, Sr., 92, of Lexington, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 14, 1928 in Hallsboro, NC, to the late Walter Ashford and Katie Bonham Barefoot. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline McKeithan and Carolyn Tetteron, and one brother, James Barefoot. Mr. Barefoot was a graduate of Mars Hill College. He retired as owner and Executive Vice President of Carolina Medical Electronics in King, NC. He actually started his business in the pantry of his home in High Point, NC. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and woodworking. Mr. Barefoot enjoyed building and giving away bluebird houses and wooden puzzles. He was known in Davidson County as "Bluebirds Best Friend" and made two appearances on Fox 8 Roy's Folks. Charles is survived by his loving wife of seventy-three years, Mary Ella Barefoot; three daughters: Brenda Adams (Earl) of High Point, NC, Kathy Anders (Don Watson) of Shallotte, NC, and Lisa Gobble of Virginia Beach, VA; two sons, Charles Barefoot, Jr. (Scharlene) of Stanley, NC and Jeff Barefoot (Elena) of Winston-Salem, NC; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff, especially Nurses Nancy and Chasity of Trellis Supportive Care for the exceptional care they provided during his illness. A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Fellowship Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Randy Whitman. Interment will follow the service at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, 1075 Teague Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107, or to Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Apr. 7, 2021.