OBITUARY

Charles Venoy Rich

October 18, 1939March 10, 2019
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Charles Venoy Rich 79 went home to be with the Lord Sunday March 10th. He was born October 18th, 1939 to James Rich and Mable Philyaw Rich. He was preceded in death by his beloved Son Charles Venoy Rich Jr, both parents, and brothers Coleman (Stretch) Rich, and Troy Rich. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 57 years Dorothy, Son Steve Rich and wife Kim of Lenoir, Grandson Zach Rich and wife Abby of Hudson, and Grandson Colton Rich and Fiance Raven Ward of Lenoir. Charles graduated from Collettsville High School where he was an All-County basketball player and JV basketball coach. He was a member of Oakwood Presbyterian Church where he served as Deacon and Elder for many years. Charles retired from Kincaid Furniture as Foreman of the Sand Room after 39 years most of which he had perfect attendance. Charles was a loving and caring Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Family was the most important thing in his life besides his personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and loved taking trips to Pigeon Forge. Over the years he became famous at local gathering s for his tasty brown gravy. He was selfless and always put other’s needs above his own. He will be truly missed. Services will be held at Pendry’s Funeral Home Thursday March 14. The family will receive friends at 1:00 and the funeral will follow at 2:00. Pastor Glenn Ward will officiate. Palbearers will include Jack Moss, Joe, Watson, Joe Williams, Zedrick Williams, Devin Huffman, and Dean Hatley.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Joe Watson, Pallbearer
  • Joe Williams, Pallbearer
  • Zedrick Williams, Pallbearer
  • Devin Huffman, Pallbearer
  • Jack Moss, Pallbearer
  • Dean Hatley, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 14, 2019
REMEMBERING

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Tom Watson

March 18, 2019

So sorry to hear he was a good man I had a stroke and not able to come will always remember him u all are in our prayers

Norma Harless

March 14, 2019

Just found out about Vannoy. Squeak I love you and Steve and have you in my prayers.

Randy Cook

March 12, 2019

I always enjoyed spending time with your dad and mom when we were training above the garage. He always made me fell welcome. I hate we lost touch the last few years. Be strong. It is a hard time, but you will get thru it. The memories will always be with you. Tell your mom and family we are thinking of you.

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Biography

Charles Venoy Rich 79 went home to be with the Lord Sunday March 10th. He was born October 18th, 1939 to James Rich and Mable Philyaw Rich. He was preceded in death by his beloved Son Charles Venoy Rich Jr, both parents, and brothers Coleman (Stretch) Rich, and Troy Rich. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 57 years Dorothy, Son Steve Rich and wife Kim of Lenoir, Grandson Zach Rich and wife Abby of Hudson, and Grandson Colton Rich and Fiance Raven Ward of Lenoir.
Charles graduated from Collettsville High School where he was an All-County basketball player and JV basketball coach. He was a member of Oakwood Presbyterian Church where he served as Deacon and Elder for many years.
Charles retired from Kincaid Furniture as Foreman of the Sand Room after 39 years most of which he had perfect attendance.
Charles was a loving and caring Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Family was the most important thing in his life besides his personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and loved taking trips to Pigeon Forge. Over the years he became famous at local gathering s for his tasty brown gravy. He was selfless and always put other’s needs above his own. He will be truly missed.
Services will be held at Pendry’s Funeral Home Thursday March 14. The family will receive friends at 1:00 and the funeral will follow at 2:00. Pastor Glenn Ward will officiate. Palbearers will include Jack Moss, Joe, Watson, Joe Williams, Zedrick Williams, Devin Huffman, and Dean Hatley.