Charlie Lionel Wrightson

Published 7:56 am Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Charlie Lionel Wrightson, 76, of Plymouth, died September 20, 2020 at First Health Hospice House in West End.

Born December 16, 1943 in Portsmouth, Va., he was the son of the late Lionel Joseph Wrightson and Lula Mae Holbert Wrightson and was preceded in death by sister Selen W. Brewster. Charlie was a retired purchasing agent with Weyerhaeuser Corporation and a member of First Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran with service in Vietnam and was a member of Plymouth Country Club.

His family includes wife Wanda Tetterton Wrightson of Plymouth; sons Charlie Dean Wrightson and wife Laura of Aberdeen and Joseph Benton “Jay” Wrightson of Plymouth; sister Marie W. Hartzog and husband Rex of Goldsboro; grandchild Joshua Dean Wrightson and wife Ashton along with many nephews and nieces.

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Graveside memorial service will be held October 3 at 2 p.m. at Hillside Memorial Gardens with Reverend Jimmy Hagwood officiating. Family will receive friends at the graveside following the service and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Health Hospice, 251 Campground Road, West End, North Carolina 27376 or by visiting their website at

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