Charles W. "Chuck" Stevenson, 80, died Monday, May 8, 2006 at Regional Hospital at Terre Haute.
Born Aug. 1, 1925, in Shepherdsville, Indiana, he was the son of William W. Stevenson and Laverna (Payne) Stevenson.
He was retired from National Standard Company, Niles, Michigan. He was married Jan. 25, 1947.
Survivors include his wife, Vivian L. (McDaniel) Stevenson of Shelburn; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Tom Dean of Hymera, Indiana; sons and daughter-in-law, Jerry Stevenson of Wilfred, Indiana; Gary and Sheree Stevenson of Niles; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anna and Norman Denny of Arboles, Colorado, and Wilma Cochran and Jerry Bolinger of Coalmont; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Mary Stevenson of Niles; Harvie and Thelma Stevenson of Danville, Indiana; Warren and June Stevenson of Lewis; brother-in-law, Orvan Rehmel of Coalmont; grandchildren, Jerry Stevenson Jr., Charles Stevenson, Adam Stevenson, Jason Stevenson, Tom Dean, Travis Dean and Lynnzy Dean, seven great-grandchildren, 28 nieces and nephews, two aunts and a large extended family of cousins and friends.
He was preceded by four brothers, Bill, Bob, Oliver and Arthur Stevenson and one sister, Susan Rehmel.
He lived in South Bend, Indiana, for 45 years, worked for Studebaker Corp. for 10 years, worked for Wheel-Horse Products in late 1962 for six years, first in the machine shop and moving stock, then to inspection and then a supervisor in the welding department in South Bend, then to National Standard for 20 years where he retired, then moved to Shelburn. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 972 of Terre Haute; Shelburn American Legion Post 197. He was a member of the Friendly Grove Baptist Church in Lewis and was a World War II Navy veteran.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 11, 2006, at 2 p.m. at the Friendly Grove Baptist Church in Lewis with the Rev. Harold Thomas officiating.
Arrangements were made by McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, 631 East Main St., Jasonville.
Burial will be in the Friendly Grove Cemetery in Lewis with military graveside rites. Visitation will be Wednesday at 4-8 p.m. and 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the Friendly Grove Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to VFW Post 972 in Terre Haute, IN, Friendly Grove Baptist Church or the Heart Association.
Envelopes will be available at the church.