Charles Raymond DeWees

Born: 06/12/1939 Passed:

Charles Raymond DeWees

Charles Raymond DeWees, age 77 of Louisville passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at his home. He was born in Kenna, WV on June 12, 1939. He retired from the Timken Company following 36 years of employment. He loved to hunt, fish, tinker on the hobby farm and just jump in the car and take off for a long car ride.

Charles was preceded in death by his father and mother, Charles and Pearl DeWees; sisters, Ruby DeWees, Laura DeWees and Freda Potts; son, Steven DeWees and granddaughter, Courtney DeWees.

Survivors include wife, Linda DeWees; brothers, Clifford (Emogene), Ernest (Judy) and Clarence DeWees; sister, Sharon (Bob) Gandee; sons, Rick (Johnna), Keith (Lori), Bernie (Theresa), and Jeff (Barb) DeWees; step-children, David (Renee), Harry, Michael (Brandi), and Brian (Maria) Cunningham and Lisa Stine; best friend, Wilbur and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A service Celebrating his life will be held on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 from 4-6:00 p.m. at the Fellowship of Grace, 3206 Lincoln Street East, Canton, Ohio 44707.The complete obituary can be viewed and condolences shared with the family at


3 Tributes to Charles Raymond DeWees

  1. Bob Gandee says:

    It is hard to believe that you are gone Ray. I will cherish the good times and the memories at Moms house. The good times and jokes when we went hunting together and how you took a young married couple under your wing and made us feel special. Rest in Gods arms now. Till we meet again.

  2. Jose G Perez says:

    he (is) was a great guy to work with at timkens. enjoyed being around him and doing some work on the side doing house remodeling with him. he will be missed .GOD BLESS to the family.

  3. Lori DeWees says:

    Too many memories to pick one !! I’ve never met as great as him .. He never met a stranger and could talk for hours to anyone!!! One morning as I was asleep in my bed,, I wake to a chainsaw sound hmmm yes it was Ray thinking my tree out front needed to look like a palm tree !! And anyways get out of bed I was wasting a beautiful day !! You never knew what he was up too next!! Fly high my special angel my heart will always be with you !! Love always and forever

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