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.
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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