Charles Scarborough


Mr. Charles H. Scarborough Sr., 86, the son of the late Milton and Ideal Scarborough, departed this life on Aug. 28, 2023, at the Hampton Roads Specialty Hospital in Newport News.

“Charlie Boy,” as he was affectionately known, was born on Dec. 29, 1936, in Northampton County. He was educated in the public schools of Northampton County. At an early age, he accepted Christ and joined Ebenezer Baptist Church in Wardtown. In later years, he became a faithful member of Herbert Baptist Church in Wachapreague.

Charles was employed at Exmore Foods for numerous years. In later years, he gained employment at Perdue Farms in the sanitation department until his retirement.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, from Herbert Baptist Church, Wachapreague, with the Rev. Dr. Frank Morris officiating. Interment was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Exmore.

He is survived by his three children, Theressa Burton, Wanda Hardy, and Gerry Scarborough; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; niece, Brenda Wise; nephew, Jackie Scarborough; special friend, Jerry Kellam; special adopted daughter, Gail Reed; five sisters-in-law; six brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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