Charles Eugene Shook, Sr., 79, of Taylorsville, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He was surrounded by his family over the days before his passing.
He was born February 14, 1941, in Alexander County, the son of the late Robert “Glenn” Shook and Burbie Hefner Shook.
Gene was in the furniture industry for over 40 years. He was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, but also attended Life of Victory with his late wife, Elizabeth B. Shook.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his adoring wife of 52 years, Elizabeth B. Shook; brothers, Harvey, Conley, Marvin, and Herman; and sister, Betty Chapman.
He is survived by his children, Lori Shook and partner Tracy, Gina Shook-Deal, Tommy Shook and wife Sarah Pennell, and Charlie Shook and partner Susan Caudle; grandchildren, Joshua Shook Deal and wife Jill, Brandon Deal and wife Kelly, Alisha Hollar and husband Ethan, Charles “Trey” Shook, III, Abigail Shook, and Peyton Shook; great-grandchildren, Isabella Deal, Emery Deal, Liam Deal, Annie Hollar, Charlotte “Lizzie” Deal, Mellody Hollar, and youngest, Addison Hollar; sisters, Pauline Fox, Martha Kirby, and Carolyn Sigmon and husband Cloyd; brothers, Jimmy and wife Janice, and Steve; and a number of special nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to: our Wake Forest Baptist Medical Team, Dr. Joel Inman of Iredell Family Care Center, his nursing team of Fresenius Dialysis Center, as well as the fine men and women of Alexander County EMS.
The family will be receiving friends from 1-2 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery with a graveside memorial to follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jamie Steele officiating.
Pallbearers include: Terry Shook, Monte “Peanut” Winkler, Terry Deal, Darian Sigmon, Jeffery Sigmon, and Tracy Bowman.
Honorary pallbearers include: Cloyd Sigmon, Tim Kirby, Robbie Shook, and Tim Shook.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Fresenius Dialysis Center.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Shook Family.