Mr. Charles Lamont Stevenson, 42, was born in Iredell County on May 29, 1981, to Charles David Stevenson and Gloria Jean Oglesby Stevenson. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

Charles was employed as a machine operator with NGK Ceramics USA Inc. of Mooresville, N.C. He was affectionately known as “Charles Rae” by his family and friends. His hobbies included playing basketball, reading, rapping, poetry, and music studio time.

He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Grover Oglesby; two grandmothers, Lucille Rivers and Cora E. Stevenson; two sisters, Kimberly Oglesby, Chandera Nichols; one nephew, Christopher Oglesby; and his best friend, Cylus Chambers.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life his parents, Charles David Stevenson and Gloria Jean Oglesby Stevenson; two brothers, Michael Oglesby and Darren Oglesby, both of Statesville, N.C.; one god sister, Ivy Gray of Statesville, N.C.; one niece, Kayla White of Statesville, N.C.; special companion, Correy Bailey; special friends, Ericka White, DeLeon Dalton, and Michael Torrence; three uncles, Odis (Vallie) Oglesby, Anthony Rivers, and Leon (Kimberly) Rivers Jr.; special great aunt, Melinda Blackwell; aunts, Beverly Adams, Valerie Rivers, and Correll Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. at Christian Outreach of the Piedmont. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church and burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Minister Kayla M. White will be officiating, and Bishop Al-Jamel Stephens will deliver the eulogy.

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Stevenson family.