Charles Yokely

May 25, 1945 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 72)


Mr. Charles Yokely, age 72, died July 6, 2017 in Cedar Rock Assisted Living, where he had resided for the past eleven years. Charles was born in Sanford, NC, son of the late Sarah Tuck Sherrill. After graduating from high school, he attended a music program at Howard University in Washington, DC. He was an outstanding pianist with a friendly personality. While a student at Howard, Charles became ill, but he never lost his gift to play the piano. Locally, he used his talent as the musician at Cedar Grove Baptist Church and Mocksville Second Presbyterian Church. People throughout Davie and surrounding counties knew Charles and enjoyed his gift of music. He is survived by one daughter, Bridgett Yokely of Woodleaf, NC; one grandchild, Tristan Dorty; one great-grandchild, Mya Dorty. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences can be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Charles Yokely please visit our Sympathy Store.


JUL 22. 12:00 PM (EDT)

Cedar Grove Baptist Church

Cedar Grove Church Rd.

Mocksville, NC

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