Charlie Swinson


Charles W. “Charlie” Swinson, lifelong resident of Mount Olive, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at home.

A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Maplewood Cemetery, with visitation afterwards at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, to honor’s Charlie’s memory and his goodness to others, please consider making a contribution to the funeral home to assist with final expenses.

Charlie will be best remembered for his dedication in serving the community through his service with Mount Olive Rescue Squad, and his carpentry skills in operating Swinson’s Cabinet Shop.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Elsie Hodges Waters Swinson, of the home; children, Donald Waters of Florida, Teresa Swinson Thigpen and husband, Steve, of Calypso, Laura Swinson Skinner and husband, Dwayne, of Mount Olive, and Elizabeth Waters Wise of Mount Olive; a brother, Steve Swinson of Charlotte; a sister, Kaye S. Massey of Mount Olive; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

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