Charles E. Futral, Sr., Age 80, a life-long resident of Opelika, went to Heaven Tuesday afternoon while resting in his home that he loved. 

He was preceded in death by his father, James Edwin Futral, mother, Pauline E(Whatley) Futral, sister, Margaret L. (Futral) Ford, all of Opelika; nephew, Mike McLain, of Phenix City, Alabama and niece, MaryAnn (Wall) Benton, Eclectic, Alabama.

Survivors are sisters: Frances (Charles) McLain, of Phenix City, and Patricia (Doug) Watson, of Auburn.  A loving and devoted single father of 5 children, daughter, Beth (Dann) Marks of Dayton, Tennessee, daughter, Cynthia Pettus of Mt. Holly, North Carolina; son, Charles Futral, Jr., and son, Chris Futral, both of Opelika; and daughter, Angela (Robert) Werner, of Mt. Holly, 15 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

 “Mr. Bugman” was known and loved by all who knew him. He will always be remembered for his love for his family and never knowing a stranger.

Visitation with the family was held Aug. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. Memorial services were held at the Jeffcoat-Trant Chapel with Dr. Rusty Sowell officiating, on Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. 

Funeral was directed by Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.