Judy Page, Taylors, S.C.
John Charles DuBose, 75, went peacefully home to be with our Lord on April 1, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born in Greenville, SC on July 6, 1944 to the late John Harold DuBose and Essie Earline Phillips DuBose. He is predeceased by his brother, Don Harold DuBose and Daughter-in-law Alexis DuBose Herlong (2-16-2020). He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Linda Nash DuBose and three children, Lisa DuBose Aguilera and husband Jessie Aguilera of Fountain Inn, SC; Debbie DuBose Whitmoyer and significant other Tas Ward of Brasselton. GA; James DuBose and wife Naomi Heather DuBose of Simpsonville, SC. He is also survived by grandson Andy Patterson and fiancée Kristen Emmerson, granddaughter Shelby Justice, granddaughter Jasmine Aguilera and fiancée Joshua Saucier, granddaughter Madison DuBose of the home. Great Grandchildren Mason Justice, Courtney Justice, Kinley Justice, Payton Patterson, and Easton Emmerson. He is also survived by brother-in-law Leo Bishop and sister-in-law Mary Alice Bishop of Travelers Rest, SC, four nephews, David DuBose of Summerville, SC and William DuBose of Elgin, SC, Robby Bishop of Travelers Rest, SC, Bryan Bishop of Simpsonville, SC and a niece Donna Vinson of Simpsonville, SC. Jason Justice, Robert Herlong and two lifelong friends, Tony Turner of Van Alstyne, TX, and Bill McGee of Greenville, SC.
Charles was a graduate of Carolina High School in 1962. He was a Disabled Veteran having been stationed in San Diego, CA in the US Navy and upon discharge he worked for McLean Trucking Company for 17 years. He was also an owner operator with Chemical Lehman Tank Lines. He retired with 30 years of safe driving and received many awards including a Million Mile Safe Drivers’ Award. He traveled all 48 states and Canada during his years of driving. Charles was a member of Teamster Local #509, Mason Lodge #21, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry 32nd degree, and a member of the Greenville Hejaz Shriner’s. In his younger years, Charles was an avid drag racer with his yellow and white 1955 Chevy. He enjoyed working on cars. He later worked on his 1962 Corvette that he purchased. He loved spending time on the lake with his Dad and in the pool with his children. His time when he was at home off the road was spent with his family and friends.
The Lord blessed Charles with a large family and many friends, who all wish to celebrate his life. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a memorial service will be held later when family and friends can honor our cherished memories of him. There will be a private graveside service for family Saturday April 4, 2020 at Rocky Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Greenville, SC.
The family would like to sincerely thank all family and friends who have prayed for Charles during this hard time.
Flowers will be accepted. However, if you wish, you may make donations in his name to Piedmont Park Baptist Church or Disabled American Veterans at dav.org.
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