PIQUA - Charles "Charlie" E. Oiler, 78, of Piqua, passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2013, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy, Ohio.
Charlie was born on Oct. 10, 1934, in Bidwell to the late Roy and Hazel (Luckadoo) Oiler.
Charlie was a welder during his life and worked for Shelby Manufacturing in Sidney, Ohio. He enjoyed spending time with close friends, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Charlie was in the Air Force.
In addition to his parents, Charlie is preceded in death by a brother, John Oiler and a grandchild.
Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Audra L. (Swick) Oiler; a son, Mark and Annie Oiler of Greenville; three daughters, Cheryl Hall of Piqua, Carla Oiler of Troy and Carol and Doug Bergeron of Moravian Falls, N.C.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Chester and Ilse Oiler of New Hampshire and Jim and Brenda Oiler of Springfield; two sisters, Nellie and Robert Jackson of Bidwell, Ohio, and Jenny and Richard Hosier of Springfield.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday at 12 p.m. at Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison with Rev. Eric Fee officiating.
The family will receive friends and guests two hours prior to the service from 10 a.m. to noon aso at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio. The family requests memorial contributions be given to Braund Pope Funeral Home to help with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com.