Lewis Charley

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lewis Charley, 99, of Chicago Heights, Ill., passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Lewis had made his home in Memphis, Ind., until last year when he sold his property and moved to Chicago Heights with his daughter, Beverly.

He was the last of his family of 12 children.

Lewis was a heavy equipment operator for 35 years. He was the oldest member in his Local 151 out of Louisville.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 75 years, Katherine (Boger) Charley; his grandson, Kevin Kozinski; his parents and siblings.

He is survived by four daughters, Phyllis (Billy) Dreher of Greencastle, Beverly (Joseph) Kozinski of Chicago Heights, Donna (Eagle) Smith of Pekin, Ind., and Sharon (Jeffrey) Small of Sellersburg; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon Tuesday, May 26 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with interment to follow at the Clinton Falls Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26 until time of service.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com.