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Charles Edward Queen

January 10, 1950 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 72)

Obituary

Charles Edward Queen, age 72 of Bybee, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022.

 

Charlie loved life, and always enjoyed traveling around the area to see new things. Before moving to Newport, he grew up in Cherokee, North Carolina. He retired from International Paper Company, but will also be remembered for his career in semi-professional wrestling; where he was known as “The Renegade”.

 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sara Parker; his wife of more than 40 years, Lavada “Alice” Queen; and his friend and fellow wrestling teammate, Gene “Chief Thundercloud” Morefield.

 

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Tammy & Steven Webb.

 

A funeral service will take place at 7PM Friday, May 13, 2022 at Brown Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5PM to 7PM prior to the service. Burial will take place at 10AM Saturday, May 14, 2022 in the Joseph’s Chapel cemetery. Family & friends may also offer condolences online at www.brownfuneralhomenewport.com

 

In lieu of flowers, the family recommends memorial donations to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

 

Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Charlie Queen family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
May 13, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home
338 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821

Funeral Service
Friday
May 13, 2022

7:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home
338 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821

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