Charles (Chuck) D. McCarley October 31, 1960 - November 1, 2012 Long time Lake County resident and business owner, Chuck McCarley, passed away November 1, 2012, at his home in Lower Lake, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born October 31, 1960, in Reedly, Calif. to Calvin and Irene McCarley. He was a 1979 Lower Lake graduate. In 1980 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he graduated from submarine school and served four years. In 1988 Chuck and his dad opened and operated Lake County Gas in Lower Lake until selling the business in 1999. In 2001, Chuck and his wife, Rose, opened their business, CJS Ranch Supply & Apparel in Middletown. Chuck enjoyed life, cycling, hunting and the outdoors, but most of all he enjoyed the time with his wife, Rose, of 23 years, and their three children, Christopher, Joseph and Samantha. He spent countless days driving them to rodeos. He was their number one fan and supporter. Chuck was Vice-President, State Representative and official timer for Dist. 2 Calif. High School Rodeo Assoc. Chuck was a member of Clear Lake Callayomi Lodge #183, where he served as Master in 1995. He was also a Shrine and Scottish Rite member. Chuck is survived by his wife, Rose; sons, Christopher and Joseph; and daughter, Samantha, all of Lower Lake. He also leaves behind his mother, Irene McCarley of Vacaville; sister, Pryia (Patty) Darshini of Rancho Cordova; sister, Darlene (Steve); and nephew, Nick Crumbo of Vacaville. He is preceded in death by his father, Calvin. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Chuck's life at the Clear Lake Callayomi Lodge on Saturday November 24, at 1 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to JonesandLewis.com. Please share your memories by signing the guest book at www.record-bee.com
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Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Nov. 16 to Nov. 20, 2012