Charles "Charlie" Townsend will celebrate his 80th birthday on Dec. 23.
He was born in Orestes, on Dec. 23, 1933, to Mildred and Earl Townsend. He has one brother, Bill Townsend and three sisters (deceased). Charles is the father of Peg (Larry) Melton, Steve (Terrie) Townsend, Stan (Mary) Townsend and Carla (Larry) Hessler. He is the grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Charles is also blessed to have Arlene Ashby as a special friend.
In honor of his 80th birthday, an open house will be held in the lobby of Keystone Woods Assisted Living, 2335 N. Madison Ave., Anderson, on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Cards are welcome but let your presence be his gift.