Charles Rhodes Corriher, 90, of Newton, NC, went home to be with his heavenly father Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Beth Eden Lutheran Church, 400 N. Main Avenue, in Newton. Following the service, the family will greet friends and serve lunch in the fellowship hall. A native of Lincolnton, Charles was the son of the late Theodore Floyd Corriher and Ella Mae Rhodes Corriher. He was a graduate of The Citadel and served in World War II as a Captain in the Army. He later opened Corriher Implement Company, which was an institution in Newton for over 60 years. Charles was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lillian Horsley Corriher. Family who will cherish the memory of his many kind deeds, love, and quick wit include his brother, Ted Corriher of Dallas, N.C.; daughter, Anne Rodman and husband, Bob of Greensboro; daughter, Cindy Wood and fianc?, Bobby Shifflett of Newton; sons, Charles Corriher Jr. of Hickory and Ted Corriher of Newton; grandchildren, Randall Rodman, Bradley Rodman and wife, Rebecca, Mark Wood, Anne Wood, Jennifer Corriher, Amanda Ingle and husband, Josh, Carla Corriher, and Charles Edward Corriher; great-grandchildren, Preston Hardgrove, Austin Ingle, Carson Ingle, Addison Corriher, Mason Corriher; and special friend, Jane Moore. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beth Eden Lutheran Church, 400 N. Main Ave., Newton, NC 28658 or to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658. Condolences may be sent to the Corriher family at www.willisreynoldsfh.com. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton is honored to be serving the Corriher family.
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