• "2 years Dad. I love and miss you every day"
    - Nick Deranleau
  • "missing you like crazy dad.. forever in my heart "
    - MJ
  • "Will light a candle for you today, uncle Chuck. May be eat..."
  • "2 years still miss you. Love you Charlie..Dan"
  • "Dad it has been a year since you have been gone. I still..."
    - Nick Deranleau

CHARLES EVERETT DERANLEAU Charles Everett Deranleau, 68, died Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 in Richland, WA. He was born in Pasco, WA on St. Patrick's Day in 1947 to parents Ray and Alice Deranleau. He attended Richland schools K-12. His time at Richland (Columbia) High School fostered Chuck's strong interest in government and politics. He always enjoyed a political debate with his brother Dan and son Nick. Chuck was a member of Boy Scouts and proudly earned his Eagle Scout. He was an avid fisherman and spent many wonderful fishing trips during his retirement with his father. He also spent his free time rooting for his favorite sports teams, the Mariners and Seahawks, and was fortunate to be able to attend many opener games in Seattle with his children. He will be forever remembered for his incredible sense of humor and enjoyed teasing and making people around him laugh. Chuck was a talented salesman early on; earning top sales as a newspaper carrier as a young boy. He retired from a career as a Hostess Bread & Cake Route delivery/salesman and was a 30 year member of local Teamsters Union. He is survived by his parents, Ray and Alice Deranleau; his brother Dan Deranleau and wife Toni, his children Jill Mix and husband Andy, Mary-Jane Hanson and husband Jeff, Nick Deranleau and wife Angie , Anna Manning and husband Dan, and stepson Scott. Along with extended family and cousins, he also had the pleasure of knowing his 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and life-long friend and companion, Cindy Brown. Donations can be made to the local Humane Society in his name.
Published in Tri-City Herald on Aug. 25, 2015