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Mr. Charles Edward Milstead, Sr.April 4, 1940 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 77)
Mr. Charles Edward Milstead, Sr., age 77, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his residence.
Mr. Milstead was born April 4, 1940, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Julius Jessie and Clara Pettyjohn Milstead. Prior to his retirement, he had worked as a carpenter with Shahan Construction as well as for a local union at Plant Bowen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bennie Milstead; and sisters, Mary Jane “Janie” Kilgo, and Annie Ruth Lasseter.
Mr. Milstead is survived by his sons, Charles Edward Jr. and Teresa Milstead, Daniel Scott Milstead, and Richard Milstead; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Wayne Gentry, Debra and Keith Farmer, Belinda Milstead, Kim Dean, and Dana and Keith Dupree; brothers and sisters-in-law, Levi and Joyce Milstead, Albert Doyle and Margaret Milstead; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Joe Beard; grandchildren, David Farmer, Chris Farmer, Jessica Gentry, Faith Gentry, Joe Gentry, Kasey Milstead, Chuckie Dupree, Michell Dupree, Randall Dupree, Denise Jones, Christy Dean, Jeff Dean, Charles Milstead III, Troi Milstead, Derek Milstead, Jaden Mitchell, Hailey Mitchell, Annabelle Mitchell, and Dylan Michaels; and 17 great-grandchildren.
In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Milstead will be cremated and there will be a gathering of family and friends at Mason Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
The Milstead family would like to wish a special thanks to Carlton Cargle, Genelda Cargle, Ruth Cargle, and to the Amedisys Hospice Staff including his nurse, “Cowgirl Tina.”