Charles Cleveland Tunnell, 87, of Bassett, VA went to be with the Lord Friday, August 5, 2022, at his home. He was born September 18, 1934, in Glen Cove, NY to the late Dorothy Tunnell and Charles Tunnell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Tunnell, wife, Jean Hankins Tunnell; and great-granddaughter, Emberly Reffett.
He is survived by his sons, Chuck Tunnell (Janet), Danny Hodges (Barbara), and Chris Tunnell (Jean); ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Tunnell was a member of Victory Baptist Church and ran the Victory International Food Bank. He was a truck driver for over 35 years and served in the U.S. Army.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022, at Victory Baptist Church with Pastor Dan Schelling and Pastor David Naff officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Victory International Food Bank, 1300 Dillons Fork Rd., Collinsville, VA 24078 or the SPCA of Martinsville-Henry Count, 132 Joseph Martin Hwy., Martinsville, VA 24112.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Tunnell family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com
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