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Charles Taft "Chuck"

Age 93, of Dayton, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Stone Springs of Vandalia. Chuck retired from General Motors after 30 years of service and for 15 years was a bus driver for Beavercreek City Schools. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII, 65 year member of Minerva Lodge F&AM in Miamisburg and Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton. Chuck loved woodworking, making many pieces of furniture for his family. He was a very gentle & loving man who made friends everywhere he went and was very devoted to his family. Chuck was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elma J.; and son, Kevin L. He is survived by his daughter & son-in-law, Sheri & Bill Baugh of Butler Township; sons & daughters-in-law, Jeff & Laura Shawhan of Kettering, Rob & Melinda Mowell of Centerville; sister, Loretta Kitchens of Dayton; sister-in-law, Liz Mowell of Kettering; grandchildren, Jennifer & Tom Crawford, Katie Shawhan, Alicia & Stephen Grunwood, Erica Mowell and Krista Mowell; great-grandchildren, Jack, Sarah, Nathan & Amelia; special niece, Olenda Toler; and many other relatives & friends. Due to COVID-19, a private service will be held at Byron Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Stone Springs of Vandalia for their loving care of Chuck for 8 years. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Marker & Heller Funeral Homes, Huber Heights Chapel.

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Published in Dayton Daily News on Nov. 19, 2020.
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November 22, 2020
Chuckie was a loving man and the year and half I worked and stone springs he made me smile everyday I was there he loved to kiss you on the hand and follow you around the halls , gonna miss you Chuckie
Annie Davis
November 21, 2020
Chuck was a favorite resident at Stonespring of mine. He was kind and funny and just a joy to be around. He will be missed and I'm glad he is in heaven with his lovely wife.
Maggie Cox
November 21, 2020
Chuck was always such a sweet man! He always seemed to wear a smile and always waved to everyone. Always had such a welcoming and loving disposition! I have nothing but great memories of Chuck and I will forever remember and miss him! It was a honor to be one of his nurses.
Christi Weaver
November 20, 2020
This is a person I will never forget. Chuck had the biggest kindest heart of anyone I knew. He always looked on the positive side of life. He loved his family more then anything. We will miss you but know you are in a better place. I love you.
Melinda Mowell
November 20, 2020
It was so hard saying goodbye to you today, but I know you are in a better place now and at peace with Mammaw. You will always hold a special place in my heart and I can’t wait to see you again one day. Rest easy Pappaw, I love you ❤
Erica Mowell
November 20, 2020
Pappaw you were to such a kind and general soul. Always so joyful and happy, you always brought a smile to everyone’s face. I will miss you more than you will ever know. I will always carry you in my heart. Give Mammaw a hug for me. I love you.
Alicia Mowell
November 19, 2020
What a sad day when you left us. I can not image my life without my Daddy. You will be greatly missed. I am glad you are now at peace and in heaven with all your family. I will see you again someday. I love you!
Sheri Baugh
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