Charles W. Troublefield, Sr., 67, husband of Harriett Maxcy Troublefield, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born July 28, 1949, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Emmett Troublefield and the late Oleta Bell Troublefield. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church where he served as Head Usher and Deacon. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War. He retired from Bellsouth after 32 years of service and AT&T after 6 years. Charles was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years; two sons, Charles W. “Chuck” Troublefield, Jr. (Tiffany) and Brad Aaron Troublefield (Karen) all of Rembert; six grandchildren, Shelby Troublefield, Bailey Troublefield, Charles William Troublefield, III, Reagan Troublefield, Matthew Troublefield, and Matthew Troy “T.J.” Troublefield, Jr.; two sisters, Carolyn T. Hatfield (John) and Arlene T. McCormack (Jerry) all of Dalzell; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Bradley and Ann Frye both of Rembert.
He was preceded in death by a son, Matthew “Troy” Troublefield; two brothers, Cornelius Troublefield and Bobby L. Troublefield; and a sister, Marian Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Friday at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Vince Earls officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Andy Troublefield, Mitch Troublefield, Maxcy Frye, Chris Frye, John Bradley, Jr., Jimmy Mathis, Mark Troublefield, and Boyd Shannon.
Honorary pallbearers will be John W. Bradley, Danny Frye, Carey Cook, and the retired men of Bellsouth.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1690 Stuckeytown Rd., Rembert.
Memorials may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Harriett Troublefield, 1690 Stuckeytown Rd., Rembert, SC 29128.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.