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Charles H. Ravenscroft May 26, 1923 - March 16, 2019

Charles H. Ravenscroft, 95, of Wabash died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his son’s home in Cicero. He was born May 26, 1923, in Wabash to Harry H. and Leah (Ply) Ravenscroft.

Chuck was a U.S. Navy veteran during WWII, serving in the Atlantic and South Pacific. He married Peggy Barrett at the Wabash Presbyterian Church on Oct. 27, 1946; she died Jan. 29, 2015. Chuck was a self-employed painter and contractor, co-owner of the Curb-a-Teria restaurant in Monticello, sales manager at the Pontiac-Cadillac Dealership in Wabash, sold insurance several years for Business Mens Assurance, and also managed the Senior Town Apartments in Wabash. He was a 75-year member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church. Chuck also was a member of the Elks Lodge, VFW Post 286 and the American Legion Post 15, all of Wabash. He enjoyed bowling, traveling, playing cards, shopping for antiques, fishing, hunting and was an avid golfer.

He is survived by four children, Paula (Robert) Geyer of Middleville, Michigan, Chris H. (Kris) Ravenscroft of Jacksonville, Florida, Ronda (Dick) Fishback of Wabash and Brett (Angie) Ravenscroft of Cicero; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Maxine Marks and Alice Johnson.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Jonathan Cornell officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash VFW Post 286, Wabash American Legion Post 15, or the Honor Flight.

The memorial guest book for Chuck may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.