Charles "Chuck" B. Hargus, Ret. E-7 80, born July 6, 1932 in New Market, Tenn., died Jan. 3, 2013 at Norton's Brownsboro Hospital.
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Chuck proudly served our country for 22 years in the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, Berlin Crisis and Vietnam War. He retired from the Civil Service and D&R Pharmaceutical. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of VFW Post 5710.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lemuel and Nora Cook Hargus; infant son Charles Jr.; sister and brother-in-law Tenny and Johnny Snyder; brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Edythe Hargus; and brother, Billy Hargus.
He is survived by his wife, Tommie (Perrin) Hargus; daughter, Jasmine Hargus; sisters, Roxie Dockery and Mae Hargus; special daughters, Laura Groseclose, Saori Aoyama, Lori Noe, Lisa Velasco, Keiko Harasaka, Saori Higuchi and Akira Yoshioka; mother and father-in-law, James and Frances Perrin, brothers-in-law, Andy (Kathy) Perrin, James Perrin, Stephen Kincaid; sisters-in-laws, Cathy Kincaid and Diane (Jeff) Grandstaff; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Newcomer Funeral Home, 235 Juneau Drive, Louisville, Ky. Visitation will be 2-3 p.m. for the family, 3-7 p.m. for friends and family. Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, 2501 North Dixie Highway Boulevard, Radcliff, Ky. Celebration of Chuck's life will follow at Irvington Baptist Fellowship Center, Irvington, Ky.
Published in The Oldham Era on Jan. 10, 2013