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Service Date: January 16, 2021

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Charles Douglas Ragland, Sr., 74, of Bedford passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born in Nelson County on July 8, 1946. A son of the late Otha Morris Ragland and Daisy Beatrice Ragland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Melvin Ragland; sister Minnie Ragland; sister-in-law, Carla Ragland.

Charles was a Blessed man. A husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to so many. He loved going to yard sales and finding treasures to repurpose or work on. His love for clocks new and old was very evident. He also loved spending time with family, friends and loved children, especially giving them lollipops when seeing them. He was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, JoAnn C. Ragland; son, Charles Douglas Ragland, Jr. and wife, Debbie; daughters, Anna Marie Jennings and husband, James, Charlotte “Bea” Millner and husband, Mike and Stacy Nicole Pound and husband, Matt; step-daughter, Joyce Katherine Martinez and husband, Marcello; step-son, Anthony Wayne Chaconas; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Prentice Ragland and wife, Nancy, Otha Ragland and wife, Leanna and Earl Ragland; sisters, Nancy Grant and husband D.C., Helen Bryant, Betty Parrish, Fleta Staton, Carol Staton, and Barbara Sowell and husband, Gary. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Charles’s memory please consider The Alzheimer’s association of Lynchburg.

A celebration of Charles’s life and Graveside service will be conducted at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Peaks Church and Community Cemetery with his brother Pastor Earl Ragland Larry Myers officiating. To send condolences online please visit tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

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The Miller Family

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January 15, 2021

We Love you and will miss you dad. We will see you soon. Bea, Mike and Sharon

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Debbie Edwards

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January 14, 2021

So sorry for ya'll loss he was a good man he will be missed by many....ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers.

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Annie

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January 14, 2021

I'm so sorry for your family's loss, you all are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless

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Roger L Clark

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January 14, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Charles Douglas’ passing. My sincere condolences go out his family and friends in the time of sorrow. RIP... my cousin and childhood friend. We had some good times when we young, he will remain in my memories.

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Robert Orange Jr.

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January 14, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Charles’ passing. I have many fond memories of him. - Bobby Orange

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Cheryl Carter

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January 14, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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Cheryl Carter

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January 14, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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Betty Burford

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January 14, 2021

Earl I am so sorry for your loss but he will be up there with God and the pretty angels.

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Jackie Ragland Bricko

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January 14, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Charles passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Jackie and Jackson

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Ronald & Becky Toms Toms

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January 13, 2021

Joann, Becky and I are so sorry to hear about Charles's passing. Prayers for you and the family. God bless

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Tim and Melissa Palmore

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January 13, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Vicky Jones

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January 13, 2021

I have only known you for a couple of years but I will forever miss your smiling face on Sunday mornings at church. Always a smile and a hand shake . R I P Charles.

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Barbara sowell

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January 13, 2021

My dear sweet brother I will love & miss you always. I will forever treasure you being a brother who we could call on for anything. Until we meet again you will be forever in my heart. Love your sis Barbara

 

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