Charles Lee “Chuck” McHargue, 75, a Marshall County resident most of his life, died of natural causes at his residence, 301 Lynn Ave., Plymouth, at 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001.
Chuck was born in Rockville, Ind., on Sept. 5, 1925, the son of Yancy Harley and Eva Lamoine Stalker McHargue. He was a 1943 graduate of Rosedale High School.
During World War II, Chuck served his country in the United States Army and saw action in the Philippines and Japan. He was a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member of Plymouth’s VFW post #1162.
On Sept. 3, 1978, in Bourbon, Chuck and Lena A. Peters were married. Lena preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 1996.
Chuck worked at McCords for 41 years.
A gregarious and friendly man, he was an avid bowler and golfer and he liked to play cards. A sports fan, he enjoyed watching television, particularly sporting events and game shows.
His friends will remember him as a very loving and caring person.
Chuck is survived by two step-daughters, five step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren. His daughters are: Pauline and Ben Montalbano, Plymouth, and Nancy and Cory Weaver, South Bend. A special niece, Ruth McHargue, with whom he made his home, also survives.
Two sisters also survive. They are: Marjorie Yeargin, Plymouth, and Mildred Balding, Tyner. A sister-in-law, Margaurite McHargue, Plymouth, also survives as well as several nieces and nephews.
Chuck’s parents, his wife and a brother, Arnold “Mel” McHargue preceded him in death.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 9, 2001, from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, February 10, 2001, at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery with military graveside services provided by the Plymouth VFW, #1162.
Memorial gifts in Chuck’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association.