Charles R. Remmel

Jan. 7, 1931 - April 8, 2008

Charles R. Remmel, 77, of Dugger, Ind., passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Washington, Ind., on Jan. 7, 1931, to Charles Edward Remmel and Pansy Powel Remmel.

He graduated from Union High School in 1949 and was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger. Charles was a retired welding supervisor for Twigg in Martinsville, Ind., and Spincraft in Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Remmel; his mother, Pansy Mason; his stepfather, Bill Mason; and one son, Charles Remmel Jr.

Charles is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Jo Dover Remmel of Dugger; sons, Michael Joe Remmel and Brian Lee Remmel, both of Waukesha; daughter, Melody Ann Remmel of Waukesha; sister, Carolyn Remmel of Mesa, Ariz.; grandchildren, Angela Scally, Keela Ellis and Robert and Cody Remmel; and four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dawson and Ella Scally and Layla Ellis.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Newkirk’s Funeral Home, 8195 E. Main St., Dugger. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Scott Chambers officiating. Burial will be in the Dugger Cemetery.

Newkirk’s Funeral Home, (812) 648-2642, is serving the family.