Charles H. Givens, 91, of Gary, IN, passed away peacefully, on August 30, in Lancaster, CA. Charles was born, April 6, 1930, in Gary, IN. A 1949 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He enlisted in US Air Force in 1951. He attended St. Timothy's Church. He retired from US Steel and volunteered at the Urban League. He moved to CA in January 2020 and was residing with his niece. He is preceded in death by his parents Archie Givens Sr., Gladys Todd Givens Hayes, stepfather, William G. Hayes, brother, Archie A. Givens, Jr., and sister, Mable A. Givens. He leaves to mourn Carolyn Givens (sister-in-law), Nieces: Esther Burns (Terry), Mary G. Russell, Vanessa McLemore, Dessalyn Orengo, and Joy L. Givens. Nephews: Archie A. Givens III, and Charles L. Givens, and a host of great-nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of Charles H. Givens to the Dementia Society of America
by mail to P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901, or online. Graveside services on Thursday, Sept. 16, Bakersfield US National Cemetery, Arvin, CA.
Published by Post-Tribune on Sep. 15, 2021.