Charles "Chuck" Light Jr.

    Charles “Chuck” Edward Light Jr., 87, of Murphy, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019, at his residence.
    He was born in Sioux City, Iowa, and the son of the late Charles Edward Light Sr. and Margaret Miller Light.
    Chuck was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He served in the Korean War.
    He was a retired trial attorney in South Dakota. Chuck was a chairman of the state Republican Committee in South Dakota.
    His hobbies included playing the piano and organ, and he loved singing. Chuck was an avid golfer.
    He was a member of Marble Springs Baptist Church.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and James Light.
    He is survived by his wife, Donna Croom Light; one son, Chip Light; one daughter, Joan Light; and three grandchildren.
    A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Marble Springs Baptist Church. The Rev. John Bailey officiated.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marble Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 264, Marble, NC 28905, or Four Season’s Hospice, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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