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Charles Denney, Sr.

September 11, 1952 ~ December 14, 2020 (age 68)


     Charles Denney Sr., 68, a resident of Portland, passed away Monday at his home.

     Charles was born September 11, 1952, in Portland the son of Robert C. and Betty (Runion) Denney.  Charles worked for Champion in Ridgeville, Fleetwood in Decatur and John Graber Construction. Charles was a veteran of the US Army.

     Charles married Deborah Lothridge on January 12, 1973.

Survivors include:

His loving wife: Deborah Denney – Portland

1 son: Charles “Chuck” Denney Jr. (wife Melissa) – Portland

3 daughters: Margie Addington (husband Chris) – Union City, Cheryl Ruiz (husband Bobby) – Portland, Barbara Cook (husband Dan Cook) – New Castle

1 brother: Donald Denney (wife Mary) – Milton, Florida

1 sister: Mary Byers – Ashland, Ohio

14 grandchildren: Shelby Martinez (husband Marvin), Heaven Addington, Ericka Somers, Scott Somers, Allison Ruiz, Haley Addington, Kailee Denney (fiancé John Osterholt), Kaitlyn Ruiz, Pacie Denney, Ian Ruiz, Chloe Ruiz, Addison Denney

3 great grandchildren: Lennox, Wyatt, and Zion

Father-in-law: Harold Gallets

Special friends: Mona Fairfield, Troy, Peggy and Kurtis Atkinson, and Jeff and Terry Burk

Several sister and brother in-laws

Several nieces and nephews

     Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Father Bob Moran will officiate the service and burial will be held in Antioch Cemetery south of Portland.

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December 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
December 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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