Charles McRae, 68, of Harrisburg, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Golden Living Center.
Born August 11, 1943 in Bennettsville, North Carolina, he was a son of Oscar and Berdell (Batt) McRae.
Mr. McRae was a railroad retiree after more than twenty years of service.
He was an avid baseball fan and loved western movies. He was devoted to his family.
Surviving is his fiancAC., Beverly Hargrove; six sons, Leaon and Anthony Lester, Terry and Lashawn Russell, and Jerome and Derrick Bryant; two daughters, Alberta (Sammy) Barker and Shirley Parker; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles McRae, Jr., and two brothers, Buddy and Jonny McRae.
Memorial services will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Emanuel Church of God in Christ, 601 N. 16th St., Harrisburg, with Minister Lonnie E. Russell, Jr. officiating.
Arrangements by Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg.