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Charles A Dugger

Charles A. Dugger

September 18, 1939 – July 8, 2022

Mr. Charles Adam Dugger, Sr., 82, of Petersburg, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 8, 2022 at Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicville, VA.

Charles affectionately know as “Uncle Charlie or Chuck”, was born September 18, 1939 to the late Robert and Viola Stith Dugger.  He was preceded in death by his brothers, William Green, Sr., Rev. James Dugger, Walter Dugger, Norman Dugger and John Dugger; and his sisters, Margarite Dugger, Rosa Mae Dugger, Doris Jones, Viola Suber and Josephine Johnson.

He graduated from Peabody High School in 1960.  He was likable, artistic, a stylish dresser and he loved to cook.  Charles moved to Baltimore, MD and later to West Hollywood, CA, with his son to be near his late brother, Norman Dugger (who worked for the late “Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin). 

Charles opened a restaurant in West Hollywood under the name of Chuck’s Kitchen, where he got the name Chuck. Charles returned to Petersburg and was employed by the City of Petersburg in Public Works where he retired.  He was a painter by trade.

Charles leaves to cherish his loving and dedicated memories: his son, Charles A. Dugger, Jr. (Lanay) and daughter, Tia Dugger both of Baltimore, MD; grandson, Tevin Dugger (Toni); great grandchildren, Kendall Dugger, Tevin Dugger, Jr., and Azairrh Dugger, and a step-son, Kory Gregory all of Baltimore, MD.  Charles also leaves his dedicated and loving memories to his cousin, James Precious Thomas (Darlene); loving nieces and nephews, Willie Mae Morgan and Janice Garriega (Josè) both of New York, Annette Clark (David), Lee Dugger (Pacine), Wilhelmena Hailes, William Green, Jr., and James Dugger, Jr. (Michelle), Sonia Clarke of Maryland; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Services for Mr. Charles A. Dugger, Sr. who departed this life on July 8, 2022 at Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville, will be private.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911,