Charles Batastini, Sr.

September 17, 1935 - November 17, 2019
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Rose Hill Cemetery
Wednesday 11/20, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Vance Brooks Funeral Home - PC
3738 Hwy 431 North / 280 West
Phenix City, AL 36867
Thursday 11/21, 1:00 pm
Summerville United Methodist Church
Thursday 11/21, 12:00 am

Charles Batastini, Sr., age 84, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Columbus Hospice House, Columbus, Georgia. Funeral services are scheduled at Summerville United Methodist Church, 1201 32nd Street, Phenix City, Alabama on Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1 p.m. with Reverend Mark Grizzard officiating, according to Vance-Brooks Funeral Home. Continue Reading

Faye Murphy Bailey left a message on November 20, 2019:
Peggy, I am so sorry to hear about Charlie. He will be missed by all who love him. В He was so good about keeping in touch with Leon and I enjoyed talking to him when he called. He and LEON can now talk about the telephone company all they want. В Will forever miss them both. My love and condolences to you and your family. Faye Murphy Bailey
Bill Batastini left a message on November 19, 2019:
“Life is short and we don’t have much time to gladden the hearts of those that travel with us so be swift to love and make haste to be kind and go in PEACE to love and serve the Lord.”
This man lived this every day. He will be sorely missed.

James H. (Jimmy) Orr, Jr. left a message on November 19, 2019:
I have lost my BEST FRIEND of 79+ years. Charles & I first met up at 5 years of age in kindergarten at Rose Hill Grammar School. We had an awesome journey as friends throughout those 79+ years. If there were to be a comparison of our rock solid friendship it would be found in the Book of Proverbs in which says there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother. Charles Batastini was that brother. Over the years as we stood by each other as we buried kith & kin we both found encouragement & strength from the teachings of the Apostle Paul found in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. We will meet up again.

James H. (Jimmy) Orr, Jr.

Karen K Lewis left a message on November 19, 2019:
I will never forget and have always remembered the acts of personal kindness though many, many years ago on way more than 1 occasion that Charles extended to me and my family when I needed him. A true servant of God .
Linda Batastini Healey left a message on November 19, 2019:
What a DEAR, PRECIOUS, THOUGHTFUL, cousin and man who LOVED and CARED DEEPLY FOR HIS BELOVED FAMILY, FRIENDS! В Our BATASTINI FAMILY will always remember the way he was instrumental in starting our BATASTINI FAMILY REUNION and in ensuring that it continued. В В 
He and wonderful, loving Peggy were such a model couple. В What a tribute for them to be married for so many, yet not enough, years! В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В  В В 
В He will be GREATLY, DEEPLY missed.
В Mrs. Claude Batastini, Linda Batastini Healey and Mike Healey
Vance Brooks left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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