Charles Henry Hooks Jr., 79, of Sherrills Ford, N.C., passed away peacefully Thursday, September 30, 2021, at his residence. Born in Richmond County, N.C., on December 15, 1941, he was the son of the late C. Henry Hooks and Allene Covington Hooks.

Also preceding him in death was his wife, Annette Sheets Hooks, who passed away on October 4, 2020.

Mr. Hooks work for 30-plus years as a newspaper deliver with the Charlotte Observer; spent 40-plus years as a postmaster with the U.S. Postal Service, and he also owned and operated a courier service.

He was an avid golfer and enjoyed college sports.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Charles Henry Hooks III and wife Kara of Sherrills Ford; daughter, Janet Carver of Mooresville; brother, Tom Parker of Columbia, S.C.; sisters, Carol Stergos of Cramerton, N.C., and Daphne “Pete” Belangor of Gilbert, Ark.

He is further survived by his grandchildren, Charles Henry Hooks IV, Gracie Carver and Kelly Dennis; and one great-grandchild, Korben Dennis.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Condolences may be left online at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hooks family.

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