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Charles Leroy Gillikin
Birth: Oct. 19, 1929
Morehead City
Carteret County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2008
Goldsboro
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA

Charles LeRoy Gillikin died on December 1, 2008, in Kitty Askins Hospice Home, Goldsboro, after an extended illness with Parkinson's. He was diagnosed with the disease in 1992 and spent several years in nursing homes.
He was born in Morehead City on October 19, 1929, to Dewey and Bessie Potter Gillikin.
He grew up in Bridgeton and attended school there.
He joined the U.S. Navy at the close of WWII, and served his country in Japan, the Pacific,
and in the Korean War. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard during the First Gulf War, and
retired from that branch of service. He retired from civil service, Cherry Point.
He was a member of New Forest Presbyterian Church, where he was a choir member, for forty-five years.
He is preceded in death by a son, William Larry Price.
Surviving are his wife of fifty-five years, Emily; sons, Charles Gillikin Jr. of New Bern and Bruce Gillikin of Wilmington; daughters, Nancy G. Thompson of Bonita Springs, Florida, and Frances P. Gray of Elkin; daughter-in-law, Mariya Price; grandsons, Danny Gillikin, John Gillikin, Jason Gillikin, Stuart Thompson and Kane Price; granddaughters, Helena Price, Karen Thompson, Katy Shook and Ann Douglas; and sister, Wilma Hurtt of Northfield, N.J.
His wishes were to have the U. S. Coast Guard commit his ashes at sea. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dewey Gillikin (1898 - 1971)
  Bessie Elberta Potter Gillikin (1905 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Nelson Gillikin (1930 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eileen Gillikin Wooters (1921 - 2008)*
  Wilma Louise Gillikin Hurtt (1924 - 2009)*
  Dewey Gillikin (1927 - 1997)*
  Charles Leroy Gillikin (1929 - 2008)
  Myra Janette Gillikin Downing (1931 - 1998)*
  John Ferrar Gillikin (1933 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Bern National Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: SECTION MB SITE 13
 
Created by: Corey Patterson
Record added: Sep 08, 2010
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Charles Leroy Gillikin
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