BROOKFIELD, Ohio – Charles F. Geiger, of Masury, Ohio, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, while a patient in Orange Village Care Center, Masury, following a period of declining health. He was 81.
Charles was born February 21, 1936, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son to Earl and Melba (Miller) Geiger.
A 1954 graduate of Brookfield High School, he fell in love with a gal by the name of Norene Powell. They exchanged vows on November 24, 1956 and together started a family. Born to this union were three children, Earl “Petie”, Charles and Tammy.
He supported his young family by working as a machinist for the former McKay Manufacturing, Youngstown, later becoming Ween Industrial. He retired after 50 years of service to this vocation.
He was a member of the former Slope Congregational Church and currently the Brookfield Christian Church.
In addition, he was also a volunteer fireman for the Brookfield Township Fire Department. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing Santa Claus and gardening.
His survivors include his sons, Earl J. “Petie” Geiger and Charles L. “Chuck” Geiger, both of Masury, Ohio; his sister, Ron (Sis) Hook, Masury and his granddaughter, Katherine Ann “Katie” Guthrie, Warren, Ohio.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife, Norene, who passed on September 25, 2010 and his daughter, Tammy L. Guthrie.
A time of gathering in honor of Charles will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., in the Brookfield Christian Church, located on the Historic Village Green of Brookfield Center.
His celebration continues with a service on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the church.
He will be laid to rest in Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
As suggested by his family, material contributions can be made to the Brookfield Christian Church, P.O. Box 42, Brookfield, Ohio 44403 or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44512.
A television tribute will air Thursday, June 29 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.