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Veteran of the Month – Charles Randolph

charles randolph 2Charles Randolph Jr. was born on October 27th 1958 in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.  Charlie, as he was known, went to the following schools: Disston Elementary, Harding Junior High and Frankford High School.  Charlie was baptized at an early age at Stat of Hope Baptist Church of Tacony.

He joined the U.S. Army in 1975 and was sent to Fort Dix, NJ for his military training.  Charlie received an Honorable Discharge after completing his military obligation, with the rank of E-3 (Private First Class).

Charlie worked at various jobs as a stock coordinator at most stores on the Frankford Avenue corridor in Frankford.  He loved his independent way of working.

He also loved fishing, sports and helping the elderly people with their chores or deliveries.  Charlie, now at the age of 58 is doing his thing at the neighborhood beer distributor (Frankford Beverage Inc.) helping customers with their packages.

So if you happen to see him, give him a thank you for his military service.

Charles, thank you for your service.