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Charles Edward Brantley

June 28, 1939October 8, 2021
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Charles Edward Brantley, age 82, of Hamilton, Indiana, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, Angola, Indiana.

He was born on June 28, 1939, in Fisk, Missouri.

Chuck served our Country in the United States Army.

After serving in the Army he worked for GMC Truck and Coach in Pontiac, Michigan for 28 years.

After retiring from GM he joined a Christian ministry called SOWERS. For 22 years he traveled the U.S. in his RV, volunteering at churches, camps, and schools. He loved serving the Lord.

He was a member of Fairview Missionary Church, Angola, Indiana, and Mt. Sylvan Baptist Church of Tyler, Texas.

He was a man of strong character, always putting others first.

He had an infectious smile. Enjoyed reading, feeding birds, gardening and doing SUDOKU. He was a wonderful caregiver to his wife, Kathleen, and loved his family passionately. He also loved the beauty of sunrises, sunsets and nature.

After the passing of his wife Evelyn Brantley, he later married Kathleen (McCool) Harris on April 14, 2003 at Fairview Missionary Church, Angola, Indiana. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Brantley of Hamilton, Indiana, children, Charles (Reta) Brantley of Livonia, Michigan, Barbara Bezel of White Lake, Michigan, and Tammi Brantley of Mead, Colorado, step-children, Andrew (Monica) Harris of Hamilton, Indiana, Phillip (Gretchen) Harris of New Castle, Indiana, and Allen Harris of Berne, Indiana, grandchildren, Eve Burnhart, and Jessica Marie (Kyle) Schultz, great-grandchildren, Silas, and Skylar, and several step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Fern (Crenshaw) Mackie, father, Riley Lee Brantley, a brother, George, a sister, Deloris, and wife, Evelyn (Rischert) Brantley.

Visitation will be held from 2 pm until 3:30 pm Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Fairview Missionary Church, Angola, Indiana.

Funeral Services will be at 3:30 pm Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Fairview Missionary Church. Rev. Joel Greenwood will officiate the service.

Military honors will follow the service at the church.

Mr. Brantley will be laid to rest at Tyler Memorial Cemetery, Tyler, Texas.

Memorial donations may be directed to Fairview Missionary Church, Angola, Indiana.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 17, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, October 17, 2021

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