Charlie William Belknap, 85, of Cartersville Georgia, formerly of Monticello, passed away on January 3, 2019 at his home.
Mr. Belknap served as a Southern Baptist minister for 11 years, superintendent of Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home in Monticello for 18 years, and a mental health counselor at Delta Counseling for 25 years.
His gentle and kind spirit will be missed by all who knew him. He touched many lives through his work and friendship and will forever be remember as a faithful servant of the Lord.
He was born July 25, 1933 in Blytheville, to the late Raymond Otto Belknap, Sr. and Louise Ross Belknap.
His parents, his wife, Patsy Ruth Bartholomew Belknap, and two brothers, Raymond Otto Belknap, Jr. and Eugene Belknap preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons, James Steven Belknap and wife Rebecca Belknap of Flower Mound, Texas, and David Wayne Belknap and wife Karen Belknap of Flower Mound, Texas; a daughter, Susan Belknap Feeser and husband Rusty Feeser of Ringgold, Georgia; his grandchildren, Mark and Yuen Gabby-Li, Allison and Daniel Matalone, Natasha and Justin Troyka, and Matt Gabby; and his great grandchildren, Dominic Matalone and Kateri Gabby-Li.
A memorial service will be held in Cartersville, Georgia on Sunday January 13, at 2:30 p.m. at Heritage Baptist Church, 1070 Douthit Ferry Rd, Cartersville, Georgia.
A memorial service will also be held in Monticello in June to coordinate with a Baptist Children’s Home Anniversary celebration.