Charles Cooley

CEDARVILLE — Charles "Chuck" Preston Cooley, age 63, of Cedarville, went to his Heavenly home on Saturday, March 8, 2014. He was born March 6, 1951 to Harold and Elizabeth "Betty" (Preston) Cooley in Springfield, Ohio. He grew up in Cedarville and graduated from Cedarville High School in 1969 and the Ohio State University in 1974 with a degree in Agriculture Sciences. He married Deanna Mason March 23, 1974. He spent the early years of his married life working with his father on the family farm. He opened Cooley Pines Christmas Tree Farm to the public in 1985. In the late 1980's he took a part time job with the United States Postal Service delivering mail in Cedarville and South Charleston. He transitioned to a full time mail carrier in 1992 retiring after a heart attack in 2010. He was a member of the Cedarville Volunteer Fire Department, served as a Soil and Water Supervisor and was an active member of the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Robert "Bob" Saunders and grandson, Joshua Caleb Cooley. He is survived by his wife; son, Brett (Angie) Cooley; daughter, Beth (Ken) Coulson; sister, Cathy Saunders; niece, Bobbi Jo Saunders; nephew, Luke Saunders; and four grandchildren: Alyssa & Sara Cooley and Grace & Sophia Coulson. Arrangements are in care of INGLING, WILLIAMS & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Cedarville. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 5-8 pm at the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church. The Funeral Services will be held at the church on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm, with Pastor Ann Horton officiating, with an additional visitation 1 hour prior to service. Burial will be at North Cemetery in Cedarville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cedarville Volunteer Fire Department. Contributions may be made to the family by visiting

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Ingling Williams & Lewis Funeral Home
33 West Xenia Avenue Cedarville, OH 45314
(937) 399-2811
Published in Fairborn Daily Herald from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2014