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Charles Edward Rivers

May 9, 1967 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 52)


Minister Charles Edward (Grip) Rivers

MAY 9, 1967 ~ JUNE 7, 2019 (AGE 52)

Charles Edward Rivers, 52, of Somerville died on Friday June 7, 2019 in Germantown.  He was born on May 9, 1967 to John Lee and Christine Rivers.  

His funeral service was held on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 1:00 at Fayette-Ware High School gymnasium with Reverend Melvin Rivers in charge.  Burial was in the Victory Community Church Cemetery (Somerville) and Dixie funeral Home was in charge of the professional service.

At a young age he accepted Jesus Christ and joined Antioch MB Church-Whiteville.  He later joined Victory Community Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher, Decon and Minister.  

He was a graduate of Fayette-Ware High School and a faithful employee of Chickasaw Electric Cooperative.  He had a love for softball and played with the Laconia Warriors.  He operated a car wash business and was Sargent  at Arms for the Kuntry Klutchez Club and a member of the Masonic Lodge #415.  

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Arthur L. Rivers.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother; one daughter, Kierra Rivers and one son, Chartavius Rivers; eight siblings, Charlie Bell Rivers, Pastor Melvin (Myra) Rivers, A.C. (Brenda) Rivers, Raydell Rivers, Daisey rivers, Rebertha Rivers, Elaine Rivers, Doristine (Charlie) Price; three grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends that will truly miss him.

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June 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel@Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Funeral Service
June 15, 2019

1:00 PM
Fayette-Ware High School
13470 Highway 59 West
Somerville, TN 38068

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