Charles Kent "Chuck" Lafferty
(November 18, 1958 - April 8, 2002)

STUARTS DRAFT, VA – Charles Kent "Chuck" Lafferty, 43 of 15 East High Street, Stuarts Draft, VA, went to be with the Lord on Monday morning, April 8, 2002 at his residence. Chuck was born Tuesday November 18, 1958 in Waynesboro, VA, the son of Audrey Rosalie (Brightwell) Lafferty and the late Leo Hubbard Lafferty, Sr.

Chuck was a member of Lynside Mennonite Church where he was an elder, choir director and minister of music. He was a graduate of Longwood College with a degree in music education. Chuck was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity and the Longwood Players. Chuck loved singing for the Lord and performed many Christian concerts in the area. Chuck was a member of the Waynesboro Choral Society.

Chuck was an employee of the United States Postal Service for almost 15 years. Chuck began his employment with the United States Postal Service at the Post Office in Charlottesville, VA and transferred to Waynesboro, VA as a mail carrier and then as a distribution clerk.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Paula (Mae) Brydge "Patty" Lafferty; son, Andrew Kent Lafferty of the home; brother, Leo Hubbard Lafferty, Jr. (Joan) of Waynesboro, VA; sisters, Jean Lafferty Swink (John) of Waynesboro, VA and Susan Lafferty Mize (Sam) of Stuarts Draft, VA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday April 11, 2002 at Lynside Mennonite Church by Pastor Jim Marchand with burial following at Riverview Cemetery, Waynesboro, VA.

Active pallbearers are Scott Via, Mike Catterton, Kevin Fletcher, David Kanagy, Marty Lovekamp, and Doug Brydge.

Honorary pallbearers are the ladies of the young Adult Bible Study of Lynside Mennonite Church.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on Wednesday April 10, 2002 at Reynolds Funeral Service of Waynesboro, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lynside Mennonite Church, P. O. Box 124, Lyndhurst, VA 22952.

[The News Leader – Staunton, Virginia – Wednesday April 10, 2002 – Page 2]