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Charles Felton Showers

May 4, 1947 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary

Brother Charles Felton Showers was born to the late Felton and Mamie Showers on May 4th, 1947 in Bell FL. In 1955 he moved to Tampa FL with his family and transitioned into adult. He served in the United States Army from 1970-1972 during the Vietnam War. After serving his country he relocated to Alachua FL with his family. He later relocated to Gainesville FL and raised his family and worked over 30 years for the Florida Department of Transportation until his retirement.

Mr. Showers received Christ at an early age and was an active member of Passage Family Church. 

​Brother Charles Felton Showers slipped away peacefully into the arms of Jesus Christ on Monday, September 7th, 2020 at UFHealth @ Shand’s Hospital. He is proceeded in death by his father, Felton Showers; mother, Mamie Showers; sister, Essie B. Smith, sister Gloria Mae Miller; son Charles Felton Showers Jr.Charles  leaves to cherish his loving memories: wife, Trina Showers; two sons Corey Showers (Yalonda) of Gainesville FL,  and Archie McFadden of Tampa FL; 3 daughters, Chanetta Showers (Heather) of Gainesville FL, Charlene Showers of Tampa FL, and Rose Marie Showers (Robert) of Tampa FL; two sisters, Grace Garrison of Alachua FL and Lilia Coe (James) of Gainesville FL; Aunt Florence Wright (Sheldon) of Jacksonville FL and three uncles: Larry Presley (Geneva) of Ft Lauderdale FL, James Presley (Pauline) of North Carolina and Watson Showers (Emma) of Jacksonville FL. He also leaves to mourn 27 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren and host of sorrowing nieces, nephews and friends. Charles leaves a special grandson Corey Showers Jr (aka Lil’ Corey); granddaughters Chanteria Lane and Shelisa Martin, and a mother and grandmother Deborah Wright Showers.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 18, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary
310 STATE ROAD 26
MELROSE, FL 32666-3902

Celebration of Life
Saturday
September 19, 2020

1:00 PM
Faith Missionary Baptist Church
2905 SE 21st Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 19, 2020

Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central
4100 NW 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606

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