SAVANNAH, Ga. - Charles Frederick Degenhardt, Sr., 86,died September 2, 2002 in Candler Hospital. A native of New York City, New York, he lived in Millen prior to moving to Savannah in 1959. Mr. Degenhardt was owner and operator of the local Krispy Kreme Doughnut Company retiring after 40 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II and was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church in Perkins. He was preceded in death by his son, Ralph Edward Degenhardt. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy P. Degenhardt of Savannah; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Charles F. Degenhardt, Jr. and Judy Degenhardt of Savannah; Walter P. Degenhardt of Waynesboro; brother, William Degenhardt of Richmond, Va; sister, Helen Pierce of Richmond, Va; grandchildren, Charles F. Degenhardt, II and Marie Degenhardt, Deborah and Harold Haupt, Amanda Woosley, daughter-in-law, Christine Degenhardt; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2002, in Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel with a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m with the Reverend Patrick OBrien officiating. Funeral services at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday , September 4, 2002 on Magnolia Baptist Church, Perkins, Ga. with the Reverend Richard Daniels officiating. Burial in Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery. Remembrances may be made ti the Magnolia Baptist Church, Perkins, Ga. 30822.
The Augusta Chronicle September 3, 2002