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Charles Emanuel Labby, Jr.

December 11, 1930 November 2, 2019
Charles Emanuel Labby, Jr.
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Obituary for Charles Emanuel Labby, Jr.

Charles Emanuel Labby, Jr., died Saturday, November 2, 2019.

The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel in Vanceboro. Burial will follow in Celestial Memorial Garden.

Mr. Labby was born in Buffalo, NY and had a 20 year career in the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Korean Conflict and two tours in Vietnam. He gathered intelligence through aerial photography. In 1970, he was the officer in charge of FIC PAC FAC. While serving a tour in the Phillipines he received the Bronze Star for Bravery. He retired from military service in 1971 and then for a number of years he was employed with Connor Mobile Homes in Newport. For about 10 years, he was employed with Red Carpet Real Estate Agency in Jacksonville.

In addition to his parents, Charles Emmanuel Labby and Marion Dodge Labby, Charles was preceded in death by his brother, James Labby and a sister, Jean Clontz.

He is survived by his: wife of 68 years, Novella Heath Labby; daughter, Cheryl Labby Hill, and grandson, Jeremy Charles Hill, both of Raleigh; sister, Patricia Dowling of Virginia; brothers, Eddie Labby of Buffalo, NY, and Richard Labby and wife, Noreen, of Hamburg, NY; special nieces, Vicki Newland and husband, Rick, of Raleigh, and Stacy Newland of Raleigh.

The family offers a special thank you to Charles’ caregivers, Ronzella Hooker, Anastasia McDermott, Ashley Williams, and Susan Cottell.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

6

Nov

1:00 PM 11/6/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Service

Wednesday

6

Nov

2:00 PM 11/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Celestial Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

7715 Main Street
Vanceboro, NC 28586

7715 Main Street Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States
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