Let the memory of Charles be with us forever
  • 67 years old
  • Born on October 20, 1949 .
  • Passed away on October 20, 2016 .

Charles Ernest Creech, 67, a native of Granville County went to celebrate his birthday with Jesus on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

Charles was the son of the late Leonard Ralph Creech and Dorothy Hunt Creech. He was a UNC graduate and was a pharmacist at Williams Drug Store, where he was part owner, also a pharmacist at Walgreens in Oxford and at Food Lion on Dabney Dr. in Henderson. He was a member of Oxford Baptist Church where he sang in the church choir, a member of the Male Chorale and also involved with the youth. Charles was also a member of the Oxford Jaycees.

Memorial services will be conducted at 4:00 P.M., Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Oxford Baptist Church by Rev. Chris Aho. Inurnment will be private.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary Malpass Creech of the home; a daughter, Katie C. Yarbrough and husband Kyle of Oxford, a son, Cleveland Hunt Creech and wife Jacquelyn of Oxford; a sister, Carolyn C. West and husband Ed of Cary, two brothers, Leonard Creech, Jr. and wife Trish of Oxford, William Creech and wife Miriam of Atlanta, grandchildren Amelia Rose and Claire Addison Yarbrough and Esca Louise and Mathis Hunt Creech.

Visitation will be held Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM prior to the service in the Family Life Center of the Oxford Baptist Church.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oxford Baptist Church Music Ministry, PO Box 398, Oxford, NC 27565 or to the Multiple Myeloma Cancer Research, 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor , Norwalk Ct. 06851.

Posted by Sandra Tunnell on 27th October 2016
Rosemary, Katie and family, my heart hurts for you. I pray that you can find some peace and comfort through our Lord. He has taken all pain and illness away and made Charles whole again. May you feel and share the memories - and visit them often, as he lives inside of you.
Posted by Steve Williams on 23rd October 2016
I was very sorry to hear of your loss. Charles was always very nice and pleasant to visit with at Williams Drug Company. My mom enjoyed the many years that she worked with him. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Posted by Kenneth Woodlief on 23rd October 2016
Sorry for your loss. I remember Charles when I would go to William's drug store. He was always happy an he enjoyed his job. Sorry again for your loss.
Posted by John Cash on 22nd October 2016
I was deeply saddened to hear about your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Posted by Patricia Godwin on 22nd October 2016
Rosemary & Family, I am so sorry to hear of Charles' passing. I am a friend of your sister, Lynn. I was Patricia Edwards. Lynn and I were across the hall from each other in Day Dorm at Campbell College. I re-established contact with Lynn through Facebook. I met Charles at the Food Lion pharmacy in Henderson while living there taking care of my parents. He was such a nice kind man. I told him that I knew Lynn and talked with him several times. I grew up in Henderson but have lived in Cary since 1973. I have relatives in Oxford who I have seen you are friends with on Facebook. Again, I am so sorry. I will be thinking of you and your family and remembering you in my prayers.
Posted by Sammy Bottoms on 22nd October 2016
Rosemary,I am so sorry to hear about Charles.May God be with you and your family durning this time.
Posted by Alecia Harper on 22nd October 2016
Our thoughts are with you, sincerest sympathies, Alecia Holland-Harper and Mark Harper, Sarasota, Florida
Posted by Ben Currin on 22nd October 2016
I will always remember classmate Charles as a soft spoken gentleman. May he rest in peace with with Lord & Savior!!!

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