Charles Fenwick Renfro, 75, of Perkinston passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home. He was born January 1, 1945 to Charles Jr. and Gloria Renfro in Pascagoula, MS. Charles is preceded in death by his parents; step-father, James Jones; daughters, Pamela Jo Miller; Rebecca Lynn Marinello and Dinah Renfro; son, William Miller III and grandson, Joseph Trainer III. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 49 years, Jo Nell; children and in-laws, Kim and Ray Trainer, Gloria Renfro Lang and David Lang, Leonard and Shannon Renfro, Charlotte and Chad Foret, Melissa Soudelier, James Higgins Jr., Robert Kruithof and Mark Burnett; brother, John Jones along with 20 grandchildren, over 27 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Charles proudly served in the Navy where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He enjoyed fly fishing, crabbing and collecting guns. He made a career as a photographer, taking pictures for news stations and newspapers. Charles was a great provider for his family, always wanting to make sure everyone was taken care of. He was a wonderful dad but truly loved being a Pawpaw! He often said that he should have had the grandkids first! Charles was loved beyond words and will be missed beyond measure. A private funeral ceremony will be held on October 8 at the Biloxi National Cemetery. In lieu of floral arrangements, please consider making a donation to offset funeral expenses for the family. Trinity Funeral Services is honored to serve the Renfro family and asks that you keep them in your prayers.
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