Charles Edward Massie, Jr.
Charles Edward Massie, Jr.
  • April 17, 1952 - January 4, 2018
  • Newport News, Virginia

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Charles Edward Massie, Jr., 65, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was born in Beckley, West Virginia and was a resident of Newport News for ten years.

Before he retired, Charles worked at Huntington Ingalls Industries as an Administrative Generalist III for 46 years and was a master shipbuilder. Charles was also an ordained minister with a strong Christian faith.

He had a B.A. in business administration and acquired numerous Model of Excellence awards throughout his career.

Charles was preceded in rest by his father, Charles Edward Massie, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Massie; two daughters, April Gupton of Newport News, Virginia and Danielle Massie-Howard of Chesapeake, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Amber, Casey, Tyler, Nathan, Matthew, Braezyk, and Aleczander; mother, Dora J. Massie of Newport News, Virginia; and two brothers, Raymond Massie of North Pole, Alaska and James Massie of Washington, Pennsylvania.

A celebration of Charles' life will be held at 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 11, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home.

Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.