Two months short of his 99th birthday Charles died peacefully at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on August 14, 2018. He is predeceased by his loving wife Irene Pearl, his son Chesley, daughter Doreen, grandson Steven and great granddaughter Tate, sons-in-law Rhodri and Joshua, his parents and seven brothers... Dad was a storyteller and we will miss his dry sense of humour and amazing strength. He was a true man of substance. He leaves to mourn his children Everett (Adelaide), Audrey (Brian), Clyde (Frances), Margaret (Wycliffe), Graham (Deborah) and Bruce (Lynette); daughter-in-law Lela; brother Gilbert (Joyce), sister-in-law Bernice, brothers-in-law Otto (Marjorie), Edgar (Bonnie) and Wilson, many nieces and nephews, 21 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Visitation to take place at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 7-9 pm. Funeral service to take place at 11:00 a.m. at Fewer’s Memorial Chapel, Clarenville on Friday, August 17, 2018 with cremation to follow. Special thank you to Cozy Quarters Retirement Centre, Clarenville, Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, and St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s for taking care of our precious dad. In lieu of flowers, donations accepted to the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville or St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s will be very much appreciated. Interment to take place at Deep Bight Cemetery at a later date.