OAK ISLAND — Charles Augustus “Charlie” Shore, 78, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.
He was born July 7, 1942, in Elkin, the son of David Daniel and Alma Irene Shore. He attended North Elkin High School. Charlie moved to Oak Island in the early 1990s, where he met his longtime partner of 24 years, Marian Kay England.
Charlie was the sole proprietor of several businesses in Oak Island and Southport. Charlie was a member of the Oak Island Elks Lodge No. 2769, Little River Elks Lodge No. 2840 and Oak Island Moose Lodge No. 2054. He was a shareholder of Oak Island Country Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine aunts and uncles.
Charles is survived by his longtime partner, Marian Kay England; their cat, Bobo Kitty; daughter, Deborah Etters, and her husband, Lloyd, of Charlotte; son, Charles A. Shore Jr. of Nashville; two brothers, Samuel Shore and Roger Shore; unrelated brother, Billy Martin; five grandchildren, Ryan Tamson, Brandy Tamson Whitworth, Nick Tamson, Nicole Tamson Borntrager and Alex Shore; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will hold visitation from 5 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 3, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation. A celebration of his life will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. The service will be broadcast via Facebook Live.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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