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Obituary for Charles Herbert Gwin Jr.

Charles H. Gwin, Jr., 70, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. He was born in Norfolk to the late Charles H. Gwin and Miriam Gwin. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Raymond and John Gwin. Charles served his country faithfully in the United States Army. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War where he received a Purple Heart. In his spare time Charles loved to take photographs of sunsets and scenery at the beach as well as metal detecting. He also enjoyed flying his drones and spending time with his cat.
Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Linwood Gwin, Dennis Gwin, Joseph Gwin and Crystal Heaton; son, Michael Gates; longtime love, Dale as well as many nieces, nephews, friends, family, and roommates.
A celebration of his life will be held on a later date at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial State Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA. Please visit to leave a condolence to the family.