Age 75, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013, in a local care facility.
He was born in Roseburg on September 16, 1938. Charles was the son of Ernie A. and Dolly L. Smith Gardner. Both parents and only brother, Gary preceded him in death. Charles lived his whole life in the Roseburg area. He was a veteran having served in Germany while in the US Army. Charles was a long time truck driver. Charles had a great love of fishing and hunting. At home he enjoyed his yard with the nice roses and Dahlia’s. In his last days he so enjoyed his Springer Spaniel “Marvin”. Charles had been in declining health for the past six months. At his request no services will be held, and his remains will be placed next to his beloved parents at the Roseburg Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Roseburg Funeral Alternatives.