Charles Kirkland, Jr

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 9, 2009

Charles Nathaniel Kirkland Jr., age 49, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Ocracoke Island.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 8, 2009 from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro, NC. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 1 p.m. at Hollywood Cemetery in Newsoms, Virginia.
Charles was born in Suffolk, Virginia on July 23, 1959. He was a member of Newsoms United Methodist Church in Virginia and a volunteer worker at the Lord’s Table Church in Goldsboro.
He is survived by his parents, Reverend Charles Kirkland Sr. and Vivian W. Kirkland of Goldsboro, NC; one son, Charles Nathaniel Kirkland III of New Jersey; two daughters, Shannon Long and husband, John, of Ahoskie and Samantha Kirkland of New Jersey; two brothers, John M. Kirkland and wife, Melissa, of Pikeville, NC and Alton Dale Kirkland of Newsoms, Virginia; one sister, Lynne K. Smith and husband, Tim, of Mount Olive, NC; two grandchildren, William Holmes Long and Daniel Thomas Long; and his maternal grandmother, Odell B. Worrell of Newsoms, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Charles Kirkland Jr. may be directed to The Gideons International Goldsboro North Camp, Post Office Box 10093, Goldsboro, NC 27532.
The family will be receiving friends other times at the home of his parents, Reverend and Mrs. Charles Kirkland, 126 Trey Drive in Goldsboro, NC.
The family is being served by at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro, NC where condolences may be posted at