Charles Richard Munn, 87, of Rochester, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Cottagewood Senior Community in Rochester. He was born Friday, June 26, 1931.

Graveside Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Hickory City Cemetery. Brother Gary Howse will officiate. Newton County Funeral Home in Mississippi is in charge of arrangements. 601-683-2152.

Charles graduated from Hickory High School in Hickory, Miss., East Central Junior College in Decatur, Miss., and the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. He was an army veteran who worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for many years. Mr. Munn was on the Board of Directors of the Seattle, Providence, and San Francisco Junior Chambers of Commerce and was a recipient of several Jaycee and Community Awards, including Outstanding Young Man of America.

He was preceded in death by parents, L.M. and Edith Parks Munn, four sisters and five brothers.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews, and a sister-in-law.

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Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes of Rochester assisted the family with local arrangements.