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Obituary
Charles Dudley Callicutt
August 22, 1941 - December 22, 2016
Born in Iredell County, NC
Resided in Rockingham, NC
Visitation
Monday December 26, 2016, 10:30 AM Monday
McLean Presbyterian Church
723 Fire Tower Road
Ellerbe, NC
 
Service
Monday December 26, 2016, 11:00 AM Monday
Church Service
McLean Presbyterian Church
723 Fire Tower Road
Ellerbe, NC
Charles Dudley Callicutt, 75, of Rockingham, NC passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Pruitt Health in Rockingham.

Mr. Callicutt was born August 22, 1941 in Iredell County, NC, and son of the late Hobart and Nancy Caroline McCaskill Callicutt.

Mr. Callicutt graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1959. He attended UNC-Charlotte, and graduated from East Carolina University School of Music in 1969. He received a Master of Administration in Education from Pembroke University in 1985.

As a music educator, Mr. Callicutt taught at Hamlet High School (1969-1972), and at Richmond Senior High School (1972-1997). He directed a number of Community church choirs, including Second Baptist Church in Hamlet, First Baptist Church in Ellerbe, and Mt. Olive Church in Rockingham. In addition, he directed the Christmas Cantatas at McLean Presbyterian Church for 29 years.

Mr. Callicutt was preceded in death by brothers, G. Mahlon Callicutt, Joseph D. Callicutt, James H. Callicutt, Niles E. Callicutt, and sisters, Elizabeth C. Mullis, Lillian C. Bamburger, and Annette C. Mundy.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Elaine Riddle Callicutt of the home; son, Timothy Paul Callicutt (Anne), of Hamlet; daughter, Nancy Charlaine Whitt (JR), of Milton; and grandchildren, Jayden, Caleb Moore, and Kara Hatchell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

As director of many choral groups at Richmond Senior High School, Mr. Callicutt encouraged and inspired students to make the most of their talents. He directed them in The Living Christmas Tree programs, musicals, the patriotic Bicentennial program, talent shows, Honors Chorus participation, and performances at schools, churches, and community programs, too many to enumerate.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM at McLean Presbyterian Church, 723 Fire Tower Road, Ellerbe, NC by the Rev. John Stone. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be at Forest Lawn, Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Children's Home Society of NC, P.O. Box 14608, Greensboro, NC, 27415, or to The Alzheimer'sAssociation National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL 17, Chicago, IL, 60601.