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Mike Uzzell

April 26, 1937 — June 10, 2018

Mike Uzzell

Charles Michael “Mike” Uzzell, 81, of Fayetteville, died on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Mike is survived by his wife Suzanne; sons, Chuck Uzzell, Jr. and wife Debbie, Britt Uzzell and wife Nicole; daughter, Laura Klapheke; stepson, Len Black and wife Susan; stepdaughters, Elizabeth Rankin and husband Matthew, and Claudia Black; grandchildren, Lauren Thomas and husband Ryan, Michael Uzzell III, Claire Black, Rebecca Black, Hannah Black, Mary Marshall Rankin, William Rankin, and Harper Klapheke; sister, Toni Wright and husband Pat; sister-in-law, Nancy Hancock Sweatman and husband Alden; brother-in-law, Greg Moseley and wife Tonya, and many nieces and nephews.

Mike was preceded in death by his first wife, Rae; and his parents Claire and Roger Uzzell.

Mike was in banking until 1998.  He was the Regional Executive of United Carolina Bank in Fayetteville until he moved to Greenville/Greer to be President of UCB of South Carolina.  He served on numerous boards during his banking career. 

He was a member of Haymount United Methodist.  He was a charter member of the Men’s HCC Monday Bible Study Group and enjoyed sharing his faith.  He was also a member of the distinguished Breakfast Zipper Club.

After retiring he moved back to Fayetteville to become a full time golfer, artist, and musician.  According to his friends, “He banked as a hobby and played golf for a living.”  He took great pride in knowing that his love of music was passed along to his children.

The family will welcome friends from 12:30pm to 1:45pm on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in the New Life Center at Haymount United Methodist Church.  His memorial service will follow at 2pm in the Sanctuary.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haymount United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Past Services


Thursday, June 14, 2018

12:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Memorial Service

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haymount United Methodist Church

1700 Fort Bragg Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303

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