Charles proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He drove a tank during the Battle of the Bulge. He went on to work for Fisher Body, retiring after 31 ½ years.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Joyce; son, Tom (Joyce) Harmon; stepdaughters, Kim (Mark) Tabor and Sharon Crowell; 4 grandchildren and 4 stepgrandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 1 step-great-grandchild; brother, John (Bev) Harmon; sister, Lola (Fred) Harmon; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy; daughter, Carlotta Ott; and son, Dwight Harmon.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with Pastor Tom D. Harmon officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday for 1 hour prior to the funeral. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice, 2205 Jolly Road, Suite C, Okemos, MI 48864.