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 Author: Mike Mr. Charlie Risk Posted Date: September 4, 2012
(June 18, 1924 - September 4, 2012)

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Obituary Picture     Mr. Charles Risk, age 88, of NC Hwy 194 North, Todd, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 4, 2012 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation. Born June 18, 1924 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late William Harvey and Margaret Clark Risk. He was a US Army Veteran and a retired building contractor. Mr. Risk was an active member of South Fork Baptist Church, where he had served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He was active in the Todd community, serving as a Volunteer Fire Fighter and First Responder and was a member of the Todd Ruritan Club. Charlie was an ardent hunter and enjoyed making cabinets and furniture.
    He is survived by his wife of 65 years; Mary June Miller Risk, three children; David Risk and wife Darlene of Boone, Linda Miller and husband Keith of Statesville and Kevin Risk of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; five grandchildren; Jeff Risk and wife Angela, Jonathan Risk and wife Jenny, Kim LeFever and husband Bryan, Jeremy Miller and wife Michelle and Jason Miller and wife Lisa, fourteen great grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; Don, Bob and Tom Risk, all of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
    Funeral services for Mr. Charles Risk will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at South Fork Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Homer Murdock, Rev. Keith Miller and Rev. Jeff Risk. Burial will follow in the Howell Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday prior to the service from noon until 2 o’clock at South Fork Baptist Church. At other times friends may call at the residence of David Risk, 1046 Deerfield Road, Boone. The family respectfully requests no flowers and suggests memorials to South Fork Baptist Church, P.O. 27, Todd, NC 28684 or to the Howell Cemetery Fund, in care of Ruby Trivette, 10550 NC Hwy 194 North, Todd, NC 28684 or to Global Cross Ministries, 307 Auten Circle, Mount Holly, NC 28120.
    Online condolences may be sent to the Risk family at
    Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Risk family.

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