Charles “Chargin’ Charlie” Edward Triplett (2018-11-29 16:26:24)

Charles “Chargin’ Charlie” Edward Triplett, age 81, of North Wilkesboro, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

Charlie was born November 8, 1937 in Caldwell County to Bill Edward and Lola Pearl Greene Triplett. He was a member of Welcome Home Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro. In his younger years, he enjoyed driving race cars and also was Hickory Motor Speedway Champion in 1964. Mr. Triplett was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife, Judy Williams Triplett; sons, Mark E. Triplett and wife Melissa, Rev. John C. Triplett and wife Sherrie, Matthew L. Triplett and wife Krystal all of North Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Mark E. Triplett II of Millers Creek, Leah E. Miller and husband Grant of North Wilkesboro, Hollie-Anne Royall and husband Trevor of Lynchburg, Virginia, Jackson M. Triplett of Purlear, Anna Grace Triplett of North Wilkesboro; great grandchildren, Brooklyn, AnnaBelle, Addison, Lincoln; sister, Dorothy Ruppard and husband Paul; brothers, Benny Triplett and wife Carole and Jerry Triplett and wife Trisha.

Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Welcome Home Baptist Church with Rev. John C. Triplett, Rev. Lyn Lambert and Rev. Ken Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Welcome Home Baptist Church from 12:00 until 1:00 on Friday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilkes Ministry of H.O.P.E., 514 Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to