Jackson Township resident Charles W. Cherry, 91, died Saturday, Sept. 14,
2013, at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.
He was born on Dec. 5, 1921, in Model, Tenn., the son of George and Mallie
Cherry, who preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Cherry.
He survived by his son, Charles Cherry of Valparaiso; grandchildren Steven (Jayme)
Cherry of Canton, Ga., Lisa (Scott) Thompson of Columbus, Ohio, and Rachada
Sriplo of Valparaiso; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Velma Sharpin
He was preceded in death by his son, William Cherry, and his many siblings.
Charles was an inspector at U.S. Steel for many years, a member of the
Little Rock Baptist Church in Cadiz, Ky., a volunteer fireman, and an avid
Charles will be buried in Kentucky with his wife, Bobbie, at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South
Second Street in Chesterton.