James A. Charles, age 82, of Greenwood Village South, Greenwood, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
James was born June 2, 1934 in Wayne County, IN to Cecil and Alma (Cain) Charles. He was registered in Indiana as a Professional Engineer in 1967 and held Engineering Degrees from Purdue University and The University of Toledo. He enjoyed success as a design engineer in machine tool, automotive and aerospace environments before his retirement in 1997 from the Boeing Airplane Company.
He is survived by children, Lisa Charles of Indianapolis, IN, Dean Charles of Williamsburg, IN, and Laura Charles of Decatur, AL; and grandchildren Kaylyn and Erik Charles of Whitestown, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Lois and a son, Edwin.
A memorial gathering for James will be held at Greenwood Village South, 295 Village Lane, Greenwood, IN in the multi-purpose room on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 1:00 until the time of the memorial service at 3:00 pm. Inurnment will be at Economy Cemetery in Wayne County, IN at the convenience of the family.
Wilson-St.Pierre Funeral Services and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel have been entrusted with all arrangements.
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