February 16, 1936 - February 26, 2016
Charles L. DeArmond, age 80, of Bluffton, Indiana, passed away from this life to his eternal rest on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born to Virgil and Meryl (Wilson) DeArmond in Bluffton, Indiana on February 16, 1936. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 58 years, Emma Faye (Holloway) DeArmond, his son Randy DeArmond of Bluffton, daughter Teresa Wagner and her husband Alan of Rockford, MI, son Steven DeArmond and his wife Rose of Fort Wayne. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Amanda (DeArmond) Starkel and her husband Brian of Indianapolis, Jared DeArmond and his wife Korah of Decatur, Daniel DeArmond of Fort Wayne, Sara Wagner and Jenna Wagner of Rockford, MI. Charles also leaves behind his brother Dick DeArmond and his wife Beverly of Bluffton, and a sister-in-law Doris DeArmond of Fort Myers. Charles also leaves behind his sister-in-law Julia Ball, brother-in-law Rex Holloway and his wife Pat, and sister in-law Anna Holloway, and brother-in-law Dorrence Lewis, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Wanda and brother-in-law Floyd Tarr of Phenix, Indiana, his sister Rosamond and brother-in-law Richard Johnson of Ossian, his brother Robert DeArmond of Fort Myers, Florida, Ivan Holloway of Bluffton and Jane Lewis of Bluffton. He married Emma Faye Holloway on November 17, 1957. Charles worked at Franklin Electric for 42 years. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Charles stayed busy in retirement watching his grandchildren play sports. For several years, Charles unselfishly cared for his wife Emma in her struggle with Alzheimer’s until she went into Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. A Service to celebrate Charles’ life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday (February 29, 2016) at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Rev. Richard Frederick will officiate and burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Bluffton. Calling hours will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Parkview Foundation. Friends can send online condolences to the DeArmond family at www.thomarich.com.
Charles L. DeArmond, age 80, of Bluffton, Indiana, passed away from this life to his eternal rest on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born to Virgil and Meryl (Wilson) DeArmond in Bluffton, Indiana... View Obituary & Service Information
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