Dr. Charles Perry Blomeley

Published 6:29 am Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dr. Charles Perry Blomeley, 81, of Sylvan Lane, Mill Spring passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at his home.

Born in Tampa, Fla., he was the son of the late William Stanley and Ursalene Elzey Blomeley.

A veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U. S. Marine Corp., he later graduated from Washington Missionary College, Tacoma Park, MD and received his doctorate from Howard University Medical School in l965. Mr. & Mrs. Blomeley moved to Polk County in l966 to begin a practice with Dr. Roy Morgan.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

For 27 years Dr. Blomeley was the medical examiner for Polk County and was the director of the Emergency Medical Services for l7 years.

He was a member of the Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Helen Wittschiebe Blomeley, of the home; two sons, Kevin Blomeley (Jennifer) of Huntington Beach, Calif. and Geoffrey Blomeley (Ashley) of Nashville, Tenn.; and a daughter, Dr. Heather Blomeley, Capt. Of the U. S. Navy; two brothers, James Blomeley (Beverly) of Murietta, Calif. and William Stanley Blomeley Jr. (Evelyn) of Ellijay, Ga.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lynn, N.C.

Memorials may be made to: Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA) General Conference of Seventh- day Adventists, 1250l Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, MD 20904; Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mtn. Road, Columbus, NC 28722; Emergency Medical Services of Polk County, PO Box 308, Columbus, NC 28722; Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, NC 28722; or Singing for the Soldiers, PO Box 100, Mill Spring, N.C. 28756.

An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel. com.