March 7, 1935 – May 14, 2022
King Arnold Lee Charlotte passed away Saturday, May 19, 2022. He leaves behind to celebrate his life: his son, Ronald L. Charlotte (Melanie) and daughter, Antionette F. Charlotte (John); seven grandchildren, Lola M. Jackson, Edmund C. Jackson, Carl L. Jackson, Rebecca Anlage, Frederick Charlotte, Tyejae Charlotte and Kierria Charlotte; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Arnold Lee also leaves five sisters-in-law, Mary Ellen Williams, Betty Wilkins, Lillian Jackson, Katherine Green (Solomon) and Julia Evans (Major) and one brother-in-law, Leroy Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther A. Charlotte; son and daughter-in-law, Carl B. and Dorothy L. Jackson; siblings, Willie E. Charlotte, Jr., Irving Charlotte, Carol Charlotte and Doris Charlotte-Tucker; and a very devoted friend, Judy Fells.
Arnold Lee was born to the late Willie Edlow and Lillie Charlotte in Hopewell, VA. He was the youngest of five children.
Arnold Lee was an avid fisherman and lover of good food. He enjoyed working with his hands. He also enjoyed going to church, playing music, cooking, talking and Arnold Lee was the family DJ. He was a hard-working man. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, devoted brother, uncle, cousin and friend to all who knew him. Arnold Lee was a strong and supportive man who will be truly missed by so many.
Services will be held 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 28, 2022 at the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA. The interment to follow at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.