Blount, Jr., Charles F.

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Charles F. Blount, Jr., 66, of Christiansburg, died suddenly Thursday, October 9, 2014 at his home. He was born in Christiansburg, VA on January 30, 1948 to the late C. Fred and Juliet Boyd Blount.

Charlie graduated from Christiansburg High School in 1966 and received his Industrial Engineering Degree from V.P.I. & S.U. in 1971. He was a long time member of the Christiansburg Hunt Club and a devoted Hokie Club member and fan. He recently retired from PPG, Inc. in Lexington, NC and returned to home to Christiansburg to be near his son and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Dianne Bush Blount; his son and daughter-in-law, Charles Ross and Elizabeth Irvine Blount; two grandsons, Charles Brody Blount and Hunter Wayne Blount; his sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Tom Barker, of Midlothian, VA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Cynthia and Bob Caldwell of High Point, NC, Karen and Mike Spratt of Monaca, PA; John Bush of Louisville, KY, Mark and Renate Bush of Catawa, NC, Eric and Lori Bush of Mt. Union, PA and families; a niece Carole Moore Fields and husband, Robert, and their family, Short Pump, VA; a nephew, Donald Chumbley Moore, Jr., and his family, Richmond, VA; two special cousins, James H. Blount, Jr. of Woodstock, VA and his family, and Sallie Lefler of Marion, VA and her family.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Friend. Neal Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, PO Box 287, Blacksburg, VA 24063-0287. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm Saturday evening at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.