April 18, 1953 - January 18, 2020
Charles Thomas Mead, a kind hearted and giving, husband, father, and grandfather, of Olivet, died on Saturday, January 18, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Charles, 66, was born April 18, 1953, in Charlotte, MI to Raymond and Viola (Rowell) Mead. On November 8, 1986 Charles married his sweetheart Sharon. He worked at Carefree Factory in Charlotte in Quality Control for 30 years prior to their closing. Following his time at Carefree, Charles started his own handyman business called CTM Enterprise where he worked the last 15 years. He was devoted member of the Olivet First Assembly of God. His hobbies included bowling, watching Nascar, cheering on the Detroit Lions, gardening, and tending to his property which included lots of mowing. Charles is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sharon; daughter, Ariane (John) Van Iwaarden; 4 grandchildren, Mikayla, Collin, Clayton, Keghan; foster-daughters, Andrea Williams, Mia Williams; step-daughters, Dawn Howlett, Amy Reynolds, Deanna Hebenstreit; step-sons, Dan Griffin, David Griffin, Shane Wells; brother, Clifford Mead; sister, Margaret King; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; step-daughter, Darlene Griffin; brothers, Stanley Mead, Newton Schriner, John Schriner; and sister, Rebecca Conklin. Friends are encouraged to support Charles’ family. Funeral services are Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 12 Noon at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte with Pastor Mike Knauff officiating. Visitation will be held just prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12 noon. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Charles on his Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Charles Thomas Mead, a kind hearted and giving, husband, father, and grandfather, of Olivet, died on Saturday, January 18, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Charles, 66, was born April 18, 1953, in Charlotte, MI to Raymond and Viola (Rowell)... View Obituary & Service Information
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