Charles Edward Pinney

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Charles E. Pinney

The son of George and Lois Pinney, Charles Edward (Ed) was born in Antioch, Calif., and grew up on farms and ranches through California's valley. Moving from Stockton to Sonora in 1952, he graduated from Sonora High school in 1955. Ed grew to understand hard work and dedication. Ed served in the National Guard between 1956 and 1963. Ed met Judy while volunteering at a Girl Scout camp, and they married in 1964. Ed worked various jobs through his life including farm work, Ford assembly, box shook factory, log truck driving, food warehouse, and ended up in the wholesale/retail plumbing industry for 30 years until he retired in 2011 at C&C plumbing supply.
Ed had several hobbies and interests including roles as an umpire and Little League president for his own children, as well as watching his grandchildren's sports. Ed enjoyed square dancing with the Orangevale Overalls, and also enjoyed woodworking and metalworking.
Ed is survived by wife Judy, daughter Jo Anne Pinney, sons Chuck and George, and grandchildren Jim, Vicki, Mike, and Matt.
Funeral Mass officiated by Father Lawrence Percell will be held at St. Clare Catholic Church 1950 Junction Blvd. (at Baseline) Roseville, CA 95747 Monday April 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. followed by reception and interment at Mt. Calvary. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the . Please share love and memories on Charles' guestbook at
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Cochrane & Wagemann
103 Lincoln St.
Roseville, CA 95835
(916) 783-7171
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Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Apr. 4, 2014
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