Charles Edward Guthrie

Died: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 03, 2018
Location: First Baptist Church

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 03, 2018
Location: First Baptist Church

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Charles Edward Guthrie, 76, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, October 23, 2018 at Stratford Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Alamance County, he was the son of the late Charlie Edward Guthrie and Margaret Hursey Guthrie.  

Mr. Guthrie attended ECU at Greenville, NC and finished up his education at University of California in Long Beach. While at ECU, he was selected into the National Art Honor Society. He was an Artist and Set Designer on Broadway. He was known for his generosity. Mr. Guthrie served in the US Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Yanceyville and one of his heartfelt greatest accomplishments was the Baptistry mural at that church.  

Mr. Guthrie is survived by one sister, Jean Grinspoon and husband Alan of Columbia, MD; one niece, Beth Cermak  and husband Jamie of Baltimore, MD; one nephew, Mark Grinspoon and wife Ariel of Baltimore, MD; special cousins, Betty and Noel Thompson of Danville, VA; one great-nephew, Keegan Grinspoon; two great-nieces, Kaila Grinspoon and Charlie Belle Grinspoon.  

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, November 3, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Yanceyville by Pastor Britt Groom. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (12 pm-1pm) at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or a charity of one’s choice.  

Condolences may be sent to or to the family: Jean and Alan Grinspoon, 8821 Besthold Garth, Columbia, MD 21045 and/or Betty and Noel Thompson, 144 Park Ave., Danville, VA 24541.

Harrelson Funeral Services of Yanceyville, NC is privileged to be serving the Guthrie Family.

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