Charles Junior England, age 76, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Franciscan Health Lafayette. He was born on October 4, 1943, in Mt. Hermon, Kentucky, to the late James William and Mildred S. (Smith) England.
Charles graduated from New Ross High School in 1961. He married the love of his life Nancy Louise Nelson on September 16, 1963, in Crawfordsville. He retired after 20 years from the maintenance department at Walmart Distribution Center. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and spending time with family, especially going on vacations to Florida and Kentucky. His favorite sports teams were the UK Wildcats, Chicago Cubs, and the Raiders.
Charles is survived by his wife, Nancy; three sons, Charles (Mary), Troy (Marcia), and Richard (Barb) England; a daughter, Julie (Gary) England; five sisters, Brenda Baker, Jan (Rick) Ford, Mary (Alan) Baker, Judy (Steve) French, and Helen Pettigrew; fifteen grandchildren, Joshua, Shawn, TJ England, Brittany Archer, Levi, Joshua Campbell, Brodie, Brooklyn England, Christian Stidham, Kayla Amburgey, Matthew Dunlap, Kayla Larsh, Kassandra, Kaitlinn Pence, and Kevin Maxwell; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Mildred “Marie”, Mary Lauren, and Carolyn Sue England; and two brothers, William “Bill” and Samuel “Lon” England.
Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 11:00 am until the time of funeral service at 1:00pm with Pastor Mark Roberts officiating. Social distancing is expected and limited numbers will be allowed to enter at a time. The service will be live-streamed and recorded, which can be viewed on Charles's obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. Cremation will follow the service with burial of cremains at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery at a later date. Share memories and condolences online at sandersfuneralcare.com
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