In Memory of




Obituary for Charles Anthony Luckey

A smile for all, a heart of gold,
one of the finest this world could hold
Never selfish, always kind
These are the memories he leaves behind…

Sgt. Charles Anthony Luckey, of 334 Talley Street, Troutman, died Monday, August 31, 2020, at his home suddenly. He was born in Iredell County on March 20, 1952, and was the son of the late Roger Holmes and Annie Faye Witt. He was married to Johnsie L. Gibbs Luckey, who preceded him in death. In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by his adopted parents, James and Lorene Luckey, a sister, Versie Wellman, one brother, Leonarda Morrison and an uncle, Elder Robert Witt.
He was a 1970 graduate of South Iredell High School and at the time of his death was a member of Shiloh AME Zion Church in Statesville. At an early age, he was a member of Zion Welsey AME Zion Church in Troutman, served with the United States Army and was honorably discharged. He also served in the Army Reserve. He was employed by the Iredell County Sherriff’s Department until he retired.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life his daughter, Sonya Luckey of Troutman; a grandson, Adarius Luckey of Troutman; two granddaughters, Melia Luckey of Troutman and Adara Luckey of the home; two great grandchildren, Christian Isaiah Luckey and Adriana Lyvon Luckey, both of Troutman; his special friend, Sadie White King of Statesville; his siblings, Stephen Howard of Winston-Salem, Katrina Howard of Harrisburg, Pa., Carolyn Skinner of Virgina, Julia Ann Holmes of of Atlanta, Georgia, Gregory (Lisa) Howard of Charlotte, Rogert Holmes, Jr., Eric Holmes, and Jimmy Holmes, all of Statesville; a special niece, Stephanie Reid; a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews. other relatives, church family and friends.
Memory has a beautiful way of keeping our loved ones near,
Ever close in our hearts and minds are the ones we hold most dear.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home in Statesville, NC. Reverend J. Ruth Davis, Pastor of Shiloh A.M.E. Church, Statesville, NC will officiate and military rites will follow on the grounds of Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home.

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