Charles Blue, age 71, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 unexpectedly.  


A native of Moore County, he was loved by his family, friends and community.  He was a loving and devoted husband and wonderful father and grandfather.  Charles had a passion for fixing things and had a long career running his own appliance repair business.  In his spare time, you could find him working in the yard, spending time at the lake and RV camping with Friends.  He was a long-time, faithful member and servant of Eureka Presbyterian church. 


Charles was the son of the late James A. Blue and Zelda King Blue. 


He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Susan F. Blue of Carthage, NC; daughter: Amanda Blue and spouse Ashley Lyle; daughter: Tracey Parker; grandchildren: Taylor Parker, Sam Parker, Emersyn Lyle-Blue and Landry Lyle-Blue; sister: Mollie Cox and husband Ralph Cox and brother: James Bruce Blue and wife Gail Blue.


Charles served his family and community with love and dedication and will be missed by all who knew him. 


Memorial Service will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 17, 2020 on the lawn at Eureka Presbyterian Church, with the Reverend Joey Greene officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the home.  Please bring a chair for the memorial service if you would like.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church Steeple Repair Fund, 2185 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327. 


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Blue family.


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  1. I work at Pinehurst Area Realty and dealt with Charles on a regular basis. We ALL loved him! He was a good repairman and an even better person – always quick with a story and a smile – would sit and chat with us about life in general when he had the chance. I am truly heartbroken and send love and prayers to all his family. God bless and keep him…

  2. Susan & family, we are so sorry for your loss. I knew Charles since high school & he was a just a great all around gentleman. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you & the family.
    Carlin & Suzanne Bunnell

  3. Charles came to my house the night my husband died and stayed with me while the EMTs tried to save him. He was a great neighbor even though he only lived on the lake part time. My prayers are with you Susan. I truly know what you are going through.
    Rose Yeskie

  4. So sorry for your loss. Alot of good memories with you guys and my parents at lake Tillery. Our prayers are with the family.

  5. So sorry for your loss Susan, Charles was a great man. He will be missed by many. May God bless you and your family during these hard times. We will keep you in our prayers.

  6. So sorry to hear of the passing of Charles. He was a kind and caring man who loved his family and his church. His death has left a void that can not be filled. Our thoughts and prayers are with Susan, the girls and their families.

  7. Susan, Amanda, and Tracey, you know how we all feel about Charles, His wings were ready, but your hearts were not! Time does help!!

  8. I worked with Charles in the mid-70’s at Union Supply I always enjoyed going out with him to deliver or repair appliances. He was an easy going person who never seemed to get upset about anything. Sorry to here of his passing.

  9. Uncle Charles was one of the best men I have ever known! He was one of a kind, loved by so many and will be so very missed! His bright smiling face would always lift your spirits! So very saddened! Love you, Uncle Charles!

  10. Susan, Amanda, Tracey, Mollie, and Bruce. I am so sorry the hear about Charles’ passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. My brother n law was a kind and loving man to his wife , children ,grandchildren , family and friends . Charles was a hard worker and loved life , there wasn’t much that he couldn’t do or fix . I will truly miss hearing his golf cart come down the road to visit our home and have long talks with his brother . We love you and will greatly miss you . Rest In Peace , your work on this earth is done ♥️

  12. Charles was a quiet giant in the family, the church, and the community.
    All of us fortunate enough to have known him through the years have been blessed.
    My thoughts and prayers are with Susan and family.

  13. Susan, Amanda, Tracey, Mollie, and Bruce. I’m so sorry for your loss. Charles was a good man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  14. Susan, Amanda and Tracey, I can’t imagine the pain of your loss. I pray that all your wonderful memories that you have cherished will help ease this pain. Charles was a great man and will be missed by many. Hugs and love to you all.

  15. Our Hearts and Prayers go out to the Blue family and friends.
    We pray that God will give you all the peace that goes beyond understanding.

  16. We are all so saddened at your loss and will be praying for strength and peace for your entire family. Charles was such an amazing man, full of life and love for all who were lucky enough to know him. From our family, Wayne and Sally Sloan, to yours we send all of our love.

  17. We are so sorry for your loss. Charles was a good man and we shared some good times with him and Susan. God bless you all in this time of sorrow.

  18. Such a fine man and so kind to our family all his life! To many have passed far to early in life! He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    The Fields Family Stuart Debby Sammy and Hope

  19. Susan, Amanda and Tracy, Charles holds a special place in our hearts! I shared the news of his passing with Abigail and Jake and Steve and we talked about our memories at Eureka. His life was a candle too quickly gone out. His light impacted so many other lives! Love to you all and know that you are in my prayers.

  20. I remember your dad sitting so proudly in the stands at every UPHS sporting event. No one would ever question how proud he was of his daughters. Sending prayers of love and peace to you all of you. Love you, Tracey!

  21. Susan and family
    We were so sorry to hear about Charles. Our thought and prayers are with you and will continue to be in the days ahead. He was a friend to us and always enjoyed our conversations when he came to work on our appliances. May you find peace and comfort to guide you through these difficult times

  22. Cathy and I are so sorry to hear of Charles’ passing. You are all in our prayers, that God be with you in this time of loss.

  23. Sending many prayers to you all. I remember Charles being at every game played at UPHS. Awesome memories at the lake from those years also. What a great man and I will always remember Charles.

  24. Susan and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious loved one. I can truly tell you that God will give you that peace and understanding that only He can. You will see him one day but until then think of all the wonderful times and memories you shared through the years.💕🙏

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