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Siler City mayor dies

Posted January 5, 2013 6:34 p.m. EST

— Charles J. Johnson, the mayor of Siler City, died early Saturday, his friend and peer from Pittsboro said.

Randy Voller, who is mayor of Pittsboro and chairman of the Chatham County Democratic Party, said Johnson was a well-liked, well-respected man with whom he had worked over several years.

Johnson was also a real estate broker in Siler City and the surrounding area.

There has been no official word on the cause of his death.