Charlie Taylor Wall, 83, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully at his home and went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 8, 2014, after battling complications from an acute stroke.
Charlie was born in Wake County, May 18, 1930, the son of the late Minnie Pearson Wall and Early Gay Wall. He attended Millbrook School. On Feb. 10, 1951, he married Alice Lockleair Wall and together they provided a loving, Christian home for their children and granddaughter. Charlie honorably served his country in the Korean War from 1952-54. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1988. After retirement, Charlie and Alice traveled the U.S. and Canada extensively.
Mr. Wall is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Lockleair Wall; daughter, Georgia Wall Biggie and husband, Guy, of Zebulon; son, Gary Michael Wall, of Raleigh; granddaughter, Autumn Taylor Biggie, of Zebulon, and brother, Robert Lawson Wall and wife, Fay, of Clayton.
In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by his sister, Lennie Wall Williams and brothers, Ernest Graham Wall, Jack Tomlinson Wall, William Henry Wall and Vernon Floyd Wall.
A celebration of Charlie’s life was held Monday, May 12, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron Brisson officiating. Burial was in the New Life Church Cemetery in Rolesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, N.C. 27607, Sonlife Broadcasting Network, Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, P.O. Box 262550, Baton Rouge, La. 70826-2550 or to New Life Church, 6900 Zebulon Road, Wake Forest, N.C. 27587. Online condolences may be made at brightfunerals.com.
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