Charles Rufus Crocker

January 28, 1948 - March 25, 2020
Charles Rufus Crocker

Charles Rufus Crocker, age 72 of Leland passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Wilmington on January 28, 1948 to the late Joe Crocker and Betty Ganey Crocker.

Charles was a member of the Bridge of Life Church in Leland. He was retired from the Brunswick County Sheriff Department. Charles was a proud veteran of the US Army, a member of American Legion Post 10 in Wilmington. He was an amazing husband, great dad and grampa, and great friend to all whom he met.

He is survived by his wife Sally Benton Crocker of Leland; 3 daughters, Jessica Crocker of Leland, Cindy Crocker of Dayton, TX, and Amy Grindstaff of Whiteville, NC; two brothers, Eddie Crocker and wife Brenda of Leland, NC, and Rickie Crocker and wife Nina of Florida, and one sister, Becky Delk and husband Rod of wilmnington; two grandchildren, Zoey and Hazel; and his 4-legged FurBaby, “Roger”.

Memorial services will be planned at the Bridge of Life Church in Leland at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road-Leland, NC 28451 910-383-3511

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  • March 28, 2020
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  • March 28, 2020
    Marquise decosta says:
    So sorry for your loss sally and Jessie

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