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Alan Dale "Charlie" Sessoms

September 27, 1956 ~ September 23, 2022 (age 65)


Alan Dale "Charlie" Sessoms, 65, of High Falls, died Friday, September 23, 2022 at his residence.

A celebration of his homegoing will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett. This would have been his 66th birthday.

Officiating, Dr. Neal Jackson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Alan was a native of New Hanover County and a longtime resident of Moore County. He was a 1995 graduate of Gardner Webb College with Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Alan started his law enforcement career at Candor Police Department. He retired as Captain with the Robbins Police Department and had served 30 years in law enforcement with the Town of Robbins. Alan was a volunteer fire fighter on High Falls Fire Department and taught BLET at Moore, Montgomery & Randolph Community College. He lived a life of service. Alan served others at the church as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, security team leader and in numerous other ways. He was also a licensed foster parent and enjoyed providing respite care.  Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Dorothy Tillman Sessoms, sisters, Patricia Sessoms and Dorothy Craven.

Survivors: wife, Rhonda Hussey Sessoms, of the home, daughter, Morgan Gordon and husband, Jeremy, of Erect, son, Ethan Sessoms, of the home, sister, Barbara Seawell, of Carthage, brothers, Robert Sessoms and wife, Connie, of Ramseur, Ricky Sessoms and wife, Shelia, of Coleridge, James Sessoms and wife, Rhonda, of Haw River, brother-in-law, Henry Craven, of High Falls. Known as "Paw Paw" to his beloved grandchildren: Nathanael Gordon, Samuel Gordon, Maelee Gordon.

The family wants to express a special thank-you to the caregivers of Davita Dialysis in Carthage, specifically Ross and First Health Hospice caregivers, Janice and Kizzie.

Visitation, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett and other times at the residence.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund, or Grace Haven Children's Home, 8454 Howard Mill Rd., Bennett, NC 27208. While he was unable to serve as an organ donor he was an advocate and supporter of this act of service. The family would like to encourage others to consider giving the gift of life through organ donation.


To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


September 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beulah Baptist Church
8454 Howard Mill Rd,
Bennett, NC 27208

Funeral Service
September 27, 2022

3:00 PM
Beulah Baptist Church
8454 Howard Mill Rd,
Bennett, NC 27208


Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund
8454 Howard Mill Rd,, Bennett NC 27208

Grace Haven Children's Home
8454 Howard Mill Road, Bennett NC 27208

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