Charles V. ""Charlie"" Loomis, 93, of Ashtabula and formerly of Geneva, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Country Club Retirement in Ashtabula.
He was born May 19, 1920, in Welchfield, to Goldie (Murphy) and Orrison W. Loomis. Charlie married Thelma Murphy in Painesville on Feb. 14, 1950.
Charlie worked for Liberty Bar in Painesville for 21 years, retiring in 1981. He also worked for Pera Motel in Geneva-on-the-Lake, was a lifetime member of the Eagles Club and a VFW
associate member. Charlie enjoyed riding motorcycles locally and around the country, and boating and fishing with the family.
He is survived by his daughter, Suzon (Mike) Drake of Kingsville; sons, Burton Loomis and Charles (Sandy) Loomis Jr., both of Mentor; stepdaughter, Roberta Gockerell of Geneva; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma; brother, Donald Loomis; stepdaughter, Patricia Sherlock; stepson, Milton Custin; and his parents.
Friends will be received noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., with funeral services to immediately follow at 2 p.m. The Rev. Andrew Grimes of Geneva Church of the Nazarene will officiate.
Final resting place will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Thompson.