Charles Ray Valle, 44, died February 18 at his home in Matthews, N.C., after a long illness.
A son of Dennis and Terrie Stevens of Plant City, Fla., he was a grandson of the late Wilma McNeely and Luther Potter, formerly of Letcher County, and Virginia Littell, formerly of Plant City, Fla.
He was born in Tuscola, Ill., and grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He had lived in Atlanta, Ga., for several years.
He was a general contractor, owning his own business.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his fiancée, Lisa Edwards of Matthews, N.C.; twin sons, Austin and Justin Valle of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Lexi and husband Steven of El Paso, Tex.; three sisters, Beth Stevens of Cuyahoga Falls, Oh., Dea Rog and husband Mark of Courtland, Oh., and Deetria Jones and husband Donny of West Virginia; a brother, Devin Stevens of Long Beach, Calif.; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.