Charles A. Flenniken, Jr.

Born: Thu., Aug. 19, 1943
Died: Sat., Apr. 15, 2017

Graveside Service

12:00 PM Thu., Apr. 20, 2017
Location: Fort Jackson National Cemetery

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Charles Alexander Flenniken, Jr.

“Chuck” 73 of West Columbia, South Carolina.

Passed peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends Saturday April 15, 2017.  He was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the son of the late Charles Alexander Flenniken, Sr. and the late Gertrude “Trudy” Lee.

Chuck was a loving and devoted father to his three sons.  Papa Chuck and friend to all that knew him.  Chuck proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.  He was a Sergeant First Class (SFC), also served with an elite group of men in Project Delta Green Beret Special Forces.  Chuck served three tours in Vietnam and is a Purple Heart recipient.  

Special thanks to long-time friends Jimmy and Susan Brown, also to Amedysis Hospice (Jasmine, Dana, Jackie & Rob) for all their care and compassion, and to his caregiver Freda Crozier. 

Chuck loved his family and friends.  He enjoyed being part of his grandchildren’s lives and attending as many special events as possible.  He was also a huge Carolina Gamecock fan. 

Chuck is survived by his sister Peggy Rowley, Nephew Charles “Charlie” Rowley and Niece Teresa Rowley-Hinch

Also survived by his Three-Oaks Charles Alexander “Alex” Flenniken III, Christopher Alan (Sharon) Flenniken, Bradley Andrew Flenniken and his eleven grandchildren. 

Chuck will be laid to rest with full Military Honors at Fort Jackson National Cemetery Thursday April 20, 2017 at 12:00PM.

In Lieu of flowers please send memorials to Sister Care or Springdale Baptist Church 357 Wattling Road West Columbia, SC 29170. 

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Savilla Webster and Latonya Long
   Posted Tue April 18, 2017
Alex, you have our deepest sympathies. We are here if you need us. Love, hugs and prayers.

Savilla and Latonya

   Posted Mon April 24, 2017
Please accept my sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

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