Charles A. Raudebaugh, 88, of Wooster passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at West View Healthy Living.
He was born on January 17, 1935 in Wayne County, OH the son of Charles W. and Bessie Bersch Raudebaugh. On August 26, 1962 he married Helen L. Wasson. She survives.
Charles was a graduate from Smithville High School and attended the Ohio State University for 2 years. He served in the United States Army Reserves. Charles worked at Wooster Community Hospital as a boiler operator before retiring in 1999 and was a milk truck driver for 28 years. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. Charles enjoyed traveling, cruises, antiques cars and spending time with his family and following all of their activities.
In addition to his wife, Helen he is survived by his children Charles Michael (Carla) Raudebaugh of Wooster and Debra Sue (Eric) Friedt of Stow; grandchildren Eric Michael Friedt of Stow, Cade (Lauren) Michael Raudebaugh of Wooster, Brian Tyler Friedt of Stow and Charles Joseph “Joey” Raudebaugh of Wooster; great-grandson Gatlin Stone Raudebaugh; sister Betty Jean Clark of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Pastor Alan Nathan officiating. Burial will follow the service in Wooster Cemetery.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Lutheran Church, 4873 Cleveland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Dear Helen and Family,
We send our sincere sympathy to your family on Charlie’s passing. What wonderful neighbors you have been over the years. Charlie’s booming laugh will be remembered.
Fondly, Kris and Jon Hawke
Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family .
So sorry to hear that prayers for you Mike and family
Dear Helen, Mike, Debbie,
I am so sorry to read of your husband, your Dad’s, passing. As soon as I saw his photo, I could remember him from the times that me and my family lived next door to you on Route 3, in the late 60s. May all your memories of your shared lifetime experiences with him give you comfort. My sincere condolences to you all.
On behalf of the Hider family, may we express our condolences to you and your family Helen.
Our prayers go out to you.
May God wrap his arms around you with peace.
Debbie, Mike, Carla, Mrs. Raudebaugh and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts will be with all you.
Dear Helen and Family,
So sorry to hear about Charlie. We send our condolences to you and your family,
Roger and Becky Murray
Sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. Praying for you and your family
I am sorry to hear this, Helen. My sympathy to you, Mike, Debbie, and the rest of your family.
Sorry for your loss Helen, thoughts and prayers to you and the family. I’m sure mom and dad would say the same
Helen, Mike, Carla, Debbie, Eric and all the grandkids, I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Dear Helen and family, we are so very to hear of Charlie’s passing. We know he is resting peacefully with the angels.
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul, Joanne, Beth, Paige & David
So sorry for your loss Mike, praying for your family
Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
Helen, Mike, Deb and family, we are so sorry for your loss and keeping all of you in our prayers. Have such great memories of Uncle Charlie and he will be missed.
We are so sorry for your loss. We have so many fun memories with Uncle Charlie. We will definitely miss him. You are in our thoughts.
Dear Helen, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. God’s blessings for you and your family.