Charles retired from Republic Steel in Cleveland as an electrician. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and member of the Ohio Chapter of the Chosin Few. Charles was a Mason with the Richfield Lodge. He was licensed for Amateur and Commercial Radio Communication.
Charles enjoyed computer IT and was a previous Team Captain of Holiday Manor, Florida shuffleboard team. He enjoyed restoring his Model A Ford.
He was the beloved husband of Mavis; dear father of Rose Deis (Don) and David (Wanda Bryant); and grandfather of Shunelle Staples.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie.
There will be a private ceremony for family.