Obituary for Charlie Gilbert Boyte, Jr. of Southern Pines

Charlie Gilbert “C.G.” Boyte, Jr., of Southern Pines, died Saturday, December 10, 2022, just one day shy of his 94th birthday.

Born December 11, 1928, he was the last surviving child of the late Charlie Gilbert Boyte and Nettie Margaret McKenzie Boyte. A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he later went to work with the Southern Pines Post Office and was a mail carrier for many years until his retirement. 

He was an active member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and served in many different positions including Deacon, finance committee, Sunday school teacher and cemetery committee. 

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Ruby Spainhour Boyte; son Steven Boyte and siblings Odell Boyte, Rowland Boyte, Carolyn Lamm and Nancy Wallace. 

He is survived by his daughter and son in law Linda Brock and Ed Stallings of Aberdeen; sister in law Betty Ingram and her husband David of Amelia, VA. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Gregg Newton officiating. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to: Pleasant HIll Baptist Church, P.O. Box 386, Southern Pines, NC 28388 or to Baptist Children’s Homes of NC to P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361.

Services entrusted to: Powell Funeral Home.

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