Charles Spalding

  • "I remember all the fun times my famiy had with Ed and..."
    - Cheryl Bledsoe
  • "My heart & prayers go out to the family! RIP Charles..."
    - Tammey & Pat Wong & Family
  • "Uncle Ed we shared so many memories. I will miss you. Now..."
    - Patsy
  • "Ed was a wonderful, kind & funny man! Always smiling! May..."
    - Dano & Lisa West
  • "You were always such a nice, kind man. You will be missed..."
    - Debbie Baskerville

Charles "Ed" Spalding

85, passed away March 29, 2014. He was born August 16, 1928 to the late James V. and Mary A. Callahan Spalding, in Loogootee, IN. He was known as Charlie at Allison Gas Turbine where he retired after 38 years of service. Ed coached, was president and player agent at Community Little League for over 25 years, and helped build the clubhouse. After retirement, he enjoyed family reunions, attending grandchildren's activities, golf and was a loyal IU fan.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Wash ington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Little Flower Catholic Church, 4720 E. 13th St.

Ed is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dottie Spalding; five children, Judy, Vicky, Kathy (Glenn), Fred and Deb; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Ed's nine siblings, preceded him in death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Catholic Church and/or Sisters of St. Francis, 22143 Main St., Oldenburg, IN 47036.

Funeral Home
Shirley Brothers Mortuary
9606 E Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46229
(317) 897-9606
Funeral Home Details
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 1, 2014