Charles Samuel Moncrief was born in NYC on October 23, 1953 in Harlem Hospital to the late Lois and James Moncrief. He was the third oldest out of five children. Charles grew up in the Abraham Lincoln Projects in Harlem with his sister and three brothers. He attended PS 133, JHS 139 and DeWitt Clinton H.S. One of Charles’s love was Basketball. Charles who was also known to many as Camar and to his grandchildren and great grands as PopPop and GPop. Camar was a stand-up guy and made an impression on everyone he came in contact with. Family was very important to him. He believed n unity in the family and if Charles was able to make it he would be there for all family functions and celebrations. He was also a comedian, as we all know. He would have you laughing all the time. Charles was a jack of all trades. He traveled all over the country and also went to Italy with his Aunt & Uncle to visit his cousin. He was a hardworking man who worked in many different fields. He worked at the Bell Telephone Company, Construction and Roofing to name a few. He also made ceramic figurines. He always wanted an Eldorado Cadillac. Overtime he did get a Cadillac, but not an Eldorado. He moved to Rhode Island where he met Victoria Braxton. They were married September 17, 2016. Charles was a retiree of the Woonsocket School Department, where he held the position as Custodian for 15 years. Following his retirement, he worked for the U.S. Security until he fell ill. He was a diligent worker. In 2013 he gave his life over to the Lord. He became Armor Bearer for his Bishop, and held this position with great honor! He was also the Deacon of the Christ Temple Church and Director of the Men’s Choir. Another Ministry he loved was the Family Prayer Line “Praising the Lord”. Charles departed this life on June 25, 2021 at home, unfortunately fighting his battle with Liver Cancer. He put up a good fight before his “Father God” called him home. Charles (Camar) was preceded in death by parents Mr. & Mrs. Moncrief, Brother-in-law Calvin Banks, son Sean, and nephew Mark. Charles leaves to cherish his memory to his Wife Victoria, 1 Sister Jean Banks, 3 Brothers James, John and Eric Moncrief. 9 Daughters: Tasha, Shemin, Rasheda, Anna, Bernadette, Yolanda, Vivian, Ebony and Tiffany. 6 Sons: Cemar, Salih, Jamal, Gerard, Earl and Theodore. 2 Sister-in-laws, 1 Daughter- in-law, 4 Son-in-laws, 49 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, 9 Nieces, 5 Nephews. Special thanks to his niece Jackie for always being there for him. He also leaves a host of relatives and friends. Charles, Camar, Dad, PopPop & G-Pop was loved and respected by all. He will be MISSED
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