CHARLES H. HARKLESS, 86, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, July 14, 2014, at his home. Born Sept. 28, 1927, in Monmouth, he was a son of the late Millard E. and Marguerite E. (nee Hitchcock) Harkless. He retired from International Harvester in 1976 after 30 years of service, and also worked at Coast to Coast Hardware and Parrish Leasing. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah A. Hughes; sons, Richard D. Harkless and Lawrence C. (Lisa) Harkless; brother, Donald W. Harkless; and six grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ellen E. Harkless, in 1982; and daughter, Linda S. Hardin, in 1993. Funeral service is 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 1 to 4 p.m. The Rev. Murray Clugston officiating. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to the
. For online condolences please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 18, 2014