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Charles Hezekiah Shidler

Charles Hezekiah Shidler passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. He was born April 28, 1935 to Oden and Pearl Shidler in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He was the youngest of seven children; all have preceded him in death.

He was married to Shirley Ann (Anderson) on April 20, 1954. They recently celebrated their 64th anniversary. They had five children; Martha Irene and Charles Leon have preceded him in death. Cynthia Lou (Jerry) Pritchett of Knoxville, Tenn., Catherine Lee (Jay) Savelle of Rossville, Ga., and Carmin Leann (Greg) Lepper of Hoagland, Ind., survive him as well as his wife, Shirley. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Charles, also known as Charlie, Pop and Chuckles was a retired mechanic and owned his own business for many years. The past several years he made leather goods and took to Trade Day in Summerville, Ga., every week. He was known as the man who would do anything for anybody and will be greatly missed. He was loved dearly by his family and will be missed.

A Celebration of Life service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Charles Smith officiating.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.