ANDERSON — Charles E Hart of Anderson passed away on Dec. 25, 2013, at Community Hospital.
Charles resided most of his life in Anderson. He was born in Danville, Mo., and spent his childhood in Ingalls, where he graduated from Fortville High School in 1946.
He served his country in the Korean War and was a proud member of the American Legion.
Charlie worked at Emge’s in Anderson, where he retired after 46 years of work as a mechanic.
He was a proud father who enjoyed helping family and friends, repairing anything mechanical, fishing and playing cards.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Tammy Hart (companion Joe Collins) of Anderson; his wife Shirley’s children whom he cherished as his own, daughter Susan (Earl) Newton of Anderson; son Billy (Diana) Owings of Fort Myers, Fla.; daughter Nancy Owings of Lexington, Ky.; daughter Cathi Owings of Martinsville; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife Shirley Hart; father David Hart; mother Susie M. (Wagner) Hart; cherished son Bob Owings; and brothers Joe and Dan Hart.
Graveside services will be at Mendon Cemetery, Pendleton, Saturday at 2 p.m., with Bob Green officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements are being handled by Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, Anderson.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.