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Charles Everett Dial

February 21, 1947 — March 8, 2024

Homerville

Charles Everett Dial, Sr., age 77, passed away Friday night, March 8th, 2024, at his residence in Homerville.  "Charlie” was born February 21st, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia to the late William Burt Dial and Lillian Strickland Dial. His paternal grandparents were Bogan Pleasant Dial and Isabella Bennett Dial. His maternal grandparents were Jessie Stancil Strickland and Haddie Ray Henderson Strickland.

Graduated from Clinch County High School in 1965, Charlie was awarded with the “Perfect Attendance” medal for grades 1 thru 12. He attended South Georgia College in Douglas and transferred to Valdosta State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration. He furthered his education completing numerous computer programming and technology programs at a variety of post-secondary schools including IBM in Atlanta.

Charlie had a long diverse working career. He began working in his younger years as a paper boy and assistant to Mr. Montgomery in the Suwanee Swifty store.  In the early 60’s, he and his father “Willy” started Dial Builders, a construction business. Charlie worked as a carpenter, foreman, and the company book keeper until 1971. He was employed by Lee Engineering in DuPont and Liberty National Life Insurance in Waycross before settling into the Computer Department at Standard Container (Brockway Standard and currently Mauser) for over a decade. Charlie worked nearly twenty years as a Systems Analyst at South Georgia Regional Planning and Development in Valdosta. He worked with Concerted Services in Waycross before completing his working career with SGCCE and Hyperflex here in Homerville.

During his formative years, Charlie attended New Pine Grove Church. He attended First Baptist Church or many years beginning in 1971. He was active in the Exchange Club and service various offices including.

Charlie spent a great deal of his leisure time involved in family activities. He particularly loved to hunt and fish with his sons Charles and Thomas and grandson Benjamin. He actively supported the boys in their academic endeavors, in scouting, as they played baseball, and as they competed in martial arts. Charlie enjoyed spending time with his 3 grandchildren, gardening and sharing the fruits of his labor with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Amanda, sons Charles, Jr. (Pamela) of Lakeland , Thomas (Kandace) of Alma, grandchildren Benjamin Dial, Sarah Katelee Dial of Alma, Madison Dial of Homerville, a sister-in-law, Mary Bennett (Ray) of Homerville,  special nephew Britt Doran (McKenzie) of Lake Park, and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. William B. “Wiby” Dial, a sister and brother-in-law, Sandra Dial Sutton and Roland Sutton, and a niece, Sherrie Sutton Booth.

The family will receive family and friends Tuesday evening 6 to 8. at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at the Arabia Primitive Church Cemetery. 

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.

Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

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