Services set for Charles Deadwyler

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - Visitation and funeral services have been set for Charles Deadwyler, according to Summersett Funeral Home.

The popular former druggist died last week while on a trip to South Africa.

The visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 22, at Summersett Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Apr. 23, at First United Methodist Church of Salisbury with Rev. Steve Haines officiating.

A private burial will be held for the family.

Mr. Deadwyler was a graduate of Boyden High School, class of 1959 and of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, class of 1963.

After college, he went to work at Innes St. Drug store and then Towne Pharmacy. He later purchased Towne Pharmacy and worked as the owner and operator from 1977 to 2008.

He was a charter member of the Breakfast Optimist Club, Kiwanis Club, Gideon's International and the Salvation Army board.

Deadwyler was a member of First United Methodist Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees and the Golden Rule Sunday school class.

Charlie enjoyed beach trips with his family; he was a devoted Tarheel fan, and an original PSL owner with the Carolina Panthers.