Raoul Charles "Charlie" DeVilliers
1950 - 2022
Obituary of Raoul Charles "Charlie" DeVilliers
Raoul Charles “Charlie” DeVilliers passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 after a short battle with cardiovascular disease and rectal cancer. He was born in Havana, Cuba on May 23, 1950 to the late Raoul Antonio and Emelina DeVilliers.
Charlie emigrated to the United States in 1961 with his family from Cuba after the Castro revolution. He received his BS in Mathematics from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Throughout his life, his great love was music. He was a singer, composer and guitarist who formed his own band. He spent the last years of his life caring for his parents and being a loving companion to his aunt, Sylvia Knight.
He is survived by his brother, Edward M. DeVilliers; his aunt, Sylvia Knight; and his nieces and nephews, Richard, Sara, Eric, Emily and Rebecca.
He was predeceased by his wife, Dawn; his sister, Maggie; and his aunts, Maria and Estella.
A visitation will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC, with a funeral service starting at 11:00am. A graveside service will follow at 12:00pm at Greenlawn Memorial Park.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Raoul Charles "Charlie" DeVilliers, please visit Tribute Store