Charles honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed working with his hands and spent many hours working on his cars, trucks, and tractors. Charles also enjoyed working in the garden.
Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Mary E. Newsome (Lee); dear children, Deborah Newsome, Jody Moody, Timothy (Kimberly) Newsome, and Lori Curry; grandchildren, Devon, Todd, Jada, Marissa, Joshua, Shelea, Deonna, and Kyleigh; great grandchildren, Cierra, Shawn II, Aubrey, and Daveon; brothers-in-law, Bernard (Madeline) Curtis, Bruce (Marilyn) Ellis, and Mark Union; and daughter-in-law, Tiffany Newsome.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melanie Newsome; son, Shawn Newsome; son-in-law, Larry Curry; as well as his brothers and sisters.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 10:30 A.M., at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St. Medina. Reverend Michael R. Wilson will preside over the services. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 6 until 8 P.M., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Newsome Family.
Online condolences at www.waitefuneralhome.com