Charles P. “Charlie” Swoope Jr., 55, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Born in Norfolk, he was preceded in death by his father, Charles Swoope Sr.; and sister, Cheri Swoope Taylor.
Charlie is survived by his mother, Mary Frances Swoope; sister, Cindy Swoope, and her partner, Lara Scott; daughter, Hannah Richardson (Brandon); two grandsons, Vance and Jace; and numerous relatives.
He was in the Class of 1981 at Kempsville High, Virginia Beach, where he then became a journeyman electrician for his entire life. He loved all football (especially his Redskins), NASCAR and all of his friends, family and fun that came along with these sports. The last eight years of his life were on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where he gained many friends and great memories.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5181 Singleton Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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