Charles William McKay Sr

Born: Tue., Aug. 13, 1940
Died: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018

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Charles (Charlie) William McKay, Sr., 78, of Worsham went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 29, 2018.  Charlie was born on August 13, 1940 in Worsham, Virginia to the late Raynard Hayden and Audrey Arthur McKay. 

Charlie was a part-time deputy for Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office for 30 years.  Charlie began his employment with Hampden-Sydney Police Department in 1989 where he cared for thousands of young men as a police officer, investigator, K9 handler, and a DCJS certified firearms instructor.  During his law enforcement career, Charlie also found the time to serve the citizens of Prince Edward County’s Hampden District as Board of Supervisor from 2000–2015. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Curtis McKay (Nancy) and a son, Bennett "Benny" Lee McKay. 

Those left to cherish his memory include  his wife, Patsy McKay; brother, Bernard McKay (Ann); and sisters, Ann Carol Barton (Charles) and Jerolene Jennings; sons, Charles (Bill) W. McKay, Jr. (Maureen), Christopher (Chris) Charles McKay (Leslie), Todd Thompson (Natalie), and Jody Thompson (Lisa); and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends Thursday, November 1 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Shorter Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be Friday, November 2 at 1:00 at Shorter Funeral Home with interment to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Prince Edward Rescue Squad, 500 Doswell Street, Farmville Virginia 23901 or Heart of Worship Ministries, 245 Plain Run Road, Appomattox, Virginia 24522.

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The Comeaus~Greg, Cheryl, Graham, Gaither, and Gray
   Posted Wed October 31, 2018
Patsy & Family,
We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Charlie. We know he will be missed by many! Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you.

scott almond
   Posted Wed October 31, 2018
Patsy and family,

So sorry to here about Charlie he was a great man. Enjoyed our time singing and traveling to different churches. He was an inspiration to me and so are you Patsy. Love ,

Gerry Pettus
   Posted Wed October 31, 2018

Dearest Patsy, Chris & family,

I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Charlie. My love & prayers are with you and the family. God Bless each of you.


Lois Goin and Linda Goin Fellows
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Patsy & family,
We are so sorry for your lost. You all will be in our prayers.

Sherwin & Earlean Peerman
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Patsy and Family,
Our condolences upon the loss of Charlie. We know that you will miss such a wonderful man, just remember that God makes no mistakes. You all will be re-united one day when God says it's time. We love you and will continue to keep you in our prayers.

Dillard & Margie Franklin
   Posted Sun November 04, 2018
Patsy & Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your recent loss. We did not know about it until today (Sun.) at church. I am still out with knee replacement but Dillard came back and told me. I am so sorry we could not come but please know that your whole family will be in our prayers.
Dillard & Margie Franklin
Kimberly Franklin Coleman & Family

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