Charles Randolph Delk Sr.


Charles Randolph Delk was born December 25, 1936 in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of George Walter Delk and Bertha Lee Delk


On February 27, 1960, Randolph Delk was mentioned in the newspaper article, “Richland Democrats Effect Biennial Reorganization.”


On February 26, 1967, Randolph Delk was mentioned as an active pallbearer in the obituary of Roy (Chuck) Hornsby.


On July 17, 1974, Mr. C. Randolph Delk was mentioned in the newspaper article, “Delk – LeGrand.”


On September 5, 1976, Randolph Delk was mentioned as a pallbearer in the obituary of Earl J. Jacobs.


On April 23, 1977, Randolph Delk was mentioned as a pallbearer in the obituary of Wilton Thomas Jacobs.


COLUMBIA — Funeral service for Charles Randolph Delk, 72, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Paul Miles, Rev. Bryan Hunt and Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.

Mr. Delk died January 11, 2009. Born in Columbia, he was a son of the late George Walter Delk and Bertha Lee Delk. A graduate of Dentsville High School, he served in the United States Naval Reserve.

Mr. Delk owned and operated Delk Chevron in Pontiac and was a former deputy sheriff with Richland County Sheriff’s Department. He was elected in 1972 as magistrate in Richland County and served on the bench for 26 years. He was lifetime member of the Magistrate Association.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed watching baseball and softball.

Surviving are his wife of 24 years, Corrie Delk; daughter, Debra (Swayze LeGrand) LeGrand of Pontiac; son, Randy Delk Jr. (Pam Delk) of Elgin; stepchildren, Cindy Ross Brazell of Elgin, Tammy Lynn Brazell of Pontiac, and Kim (Chris) Kelly of Elgin; brother, George “Bubba” (Jean) Delk of Pontiac; sisters, Florene (Bill) Potter of Columbia, Mary (Levon) Todd of Pontiac, Beatrice Jackson of Pontiac, Nioaka (Otis) Richardson of Lugoff, Lilly Bell (Bill) Wilcox of Lumberton, N.C., and Mildred (Robert) Sessions of Lugoff; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The family expresses sincere appreciation to Heartstring Hospice, Dr. Robert Eric Hartvigsen and his staff, Divita Dialysis, and Andy Demeter for their loving care.

Sign the online register at

January 13, 2009  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 6
Located in Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Patricia Johnson


On October 27, 2019, Charles Randolph Delk Sr. was listed as the decease father in the obituary of Charles Randolph “Randy” Delk, Jr.

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