Charles Stafford Valentine, Sr., 58, departed this life on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, LA. He was born August 22, 1960, to Wilbert Henry Valentine and Lela Mae King Valentine in Lake Charles, LA. He worked for Boeing as a wing aircraft painter. He loved music, especially Phil Collins, cars, cooking and cookouts with family and friends. He enjoyed doing odd jobs such as electrician and plumbing.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Annette Francis Valentine; his children, Jeremiah, Craig, Jermaine, Derrick and Jerrick Tillman all of Lake Charles, LA, Juan (Dwan) Valentine, Charles Valentine, Jr., and Tanesha (Shannon) Valentine Stephens all of Houston, TX; one brother, Kenneth (Charity) Valentine, Sr., of Lake Charles, LA; two sisters, Diane Valentine Wheeler of Lake Charles, LA and Marlene (Jerome) Hamilton of Houston, TX, a special niece, Amber Wheeler, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert and Lela Valentine.
Visitation will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and funeral service at 11:00 a.m., at The Sound Church of Lake Charles, 315 N. Goss Street, Prophetess Shontill McNabb, officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery under the direction of King’s Funeral Home.
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