Charles Kirkland Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Charles N. Kirkland Jr.
GOLDSBORO, N.C.—Charles Nathaniel Kirkland Jr., 49, died July 4, 2009, at Ocracoke Island.
Mr. Kirkland was born in Suffolk on July 23, 1959.
He was a member of Newsoms United Methodist Church in Virginia and a volunteer worker at the Lord’s Table Church in Goldsboro.
Survivors include his parents, the Rev. Charles Kirkland Sr. and Vivian W. Kirkland of Goldsboro, N.C.; one son, Charles Nathaniel Kirkland III of New Jersey; two daughters, Shannon Long and husband John of Ahoskie, N.C. and Samantha Kirkland of New Jersey; two brothers, John M. Kirkland and wife Melissa of Pikeville, N.C. and Alton Dale Kirkland of Newsoms; one sister, Lynne K. Smith and husband Tim of Mount Olive, N.C.; two grandchildren, William Holmes Long and David Thomas Long; and his maternal grandmother, Odell B. Worrell of Newsoms.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hollywood Cemetery in Newsoms
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Charles Kirkland Jr. may be directed to The Gideons International Goldsboro North Camp, Post Office Box 10093, Goldsboro, NC 27532.
The family will be receiving friends other times at the home of his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Kirkland, 126 Trey Drive in Goldsboro, N.C.
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro is handling arrangements.Condolences may be posted at