Oscar Mitchell Soles, 71, of the Emerson community, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at McLeod Loris Hospital, following a recent illness.
Mitchell was born Feb. 27, 1949, in Columbus County. He was the son of the late Pearlie Oscar and Annie Bell Nobles Soles. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Sellers Soles; a grandson, Warren Dewayne Soles; and his brother, Pearlie Howard Soles.
Mitchell was a jokester, always trying to get a laugh out of his family and friends. He was a family-man; he loved to spend time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. To have known him was to love him and he was sincerely loved by many.
Arrangements will be announced by Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.
Survivors include his beloved children, Michael Lynn Soles and Mitchell Dewayne “Wayne” Soles, both of Tabor City and Tammy Renee Soles Hardee of Galivants Ferry, S.C.; seven grandchildren Tuesday Soles Ivey, “Mikey” Soles, Wilson Soles, Clayton Soles, Taylor Hardee, Austin Hardee and Jimmy Evans Johnson; three great-granddaughters, Kambree Dean, Anna Bell and Lisa Faye; and three siblings, Ella Soles Maiden and husband, Wilburn, of Chadbourn, Rosa Soles Hammond and husband, Roger, of Fair Bluff and James Nobles and wife, Kathy, of Tabor City.