Charlie Gilbert White Sr.

Published 12:01 pm Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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Charlie Gilbert White Sr., 85, of Plymouth, died March 13, 2020 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.

Born March 9, 1935 in Pasquotank County he was the son of the late Louis White and Nettie Davis White and was preceded in death by sisters Lena Bray and Dolly Chamberlin and brother Louis White. Charlie was a retired millwright with Weyerhaeuser Corporation and member of Plymouth Church of Christ. After his retirement he enjoyed woodworking in his shop and spending time with family.

His family includes wife Katie W. White of Plymouth; daughter Diane W. Phelps of Plymouth; sons Charlie G. White Jr. and wife Wendy and Louis E. White and wife Vanessa both of Plymouth; sisters Alice Bailey and Marie Overton both of Elizabeth City; brother Harold White of Elizabeth City; grandchildren Brandi Spiewak and husband Thad, Alex White, Shelbi White, Paige Keselowski and husband Brad, Tyler White and wife Chelsea, Cristy Adcock and husband Dustin, Paul Phelps and wife Julie; great-grandchildren Austin, Chase, Scarlett, Autumn, Christian, Colyn, Katie, Owen and Sumer; great-great grandchild Kayleigh.

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Funeral service was held on March 16 at 2 p.m. at Plymouth Church of Christ with Bob Moulden and Jay Hardison officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at