Charles Richard Holbrook

Posted at 2:21 PM on Jul 14, 2019


Charles Richard Holbrook, 58, of 623 East Sharpe Street, Statesville, N.C., was born in Iredell County on July 25, 1960. He was the son of Edward Lee Holbrook Sr. and the late Mary Dalton Holbrook. He departed this life on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Iredell Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

He attended Statesville High School and was a Panthers Fan. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and movie watching. At one time, he was employed by J. C. Penny in the shipping department.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Jean Holbrook. He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, in addition to his father, Edward Lee Holbrook Sr. of Statesville; four brothers, Edward Lee (Lori) Holbrook, Robert Louis (Faye) Holbrook, Billy Ray (Mary) Holbrook and Michael Holbrook, all of Statesville; two sisters, Linda Holbrook Kiah of Raleigh and Sherry (Delton) Holbrook-Atkinson of Durham; a host of nephews and nieces, Eric (Lonna) Holbrook of Charlotte, Anita Holbrook Adams of Cary, Dewayne Edward Kiah of Raleigh, Stacey Holbrook of Wake Forest, Christopher Delton Atkinson of Miami, Florida, Edward Lee (Marissa) Holbrook III of Statesville, Ebony (John) Brandon of Charlotte, Terri (Sherwin) Rice of Athens, Georgia, Shaun Gregory and Darryl Rucker, both of Statesville, Richard Barber of Hickory, Robert Cameron (Britteny) Holbrook of Statesville, Ninya (Gregory Spencer) Holbrook of China Grove, Shaun Whittenburg of Statesville, Billie J. (Bristol Stevenson) Holbrook and Latoya Denise Williams Holbrook, both of Statesville; a special cousin, Harry (Brenda) Turner Jr. of Statesville; two special friends, John Rogers and Helen Dobson; and a host of great nephews, great nieces, cousins, other relatives, neighbors and dear friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 12 noon at The Mary B. Bigham Memorial Chapel of Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery.

Mr. Holbrook will remain at Rutledge & Bigham Funeral Hom, where members of the family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12 noon.

Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Holbrook at

Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Charles R. Holbrook.

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