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Charles E. Woessner

Charles E. Woessner, 80, of Greenwood, a former longtime resident of Bargersville, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

He was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Noblesville, to Paul and Margaret (Perkins) Woessner.

He married Dorothy “Kricket” Woessner on Aug. 15, 1952, in Indianapolis; and she preceded him in death Dec. 28, 2009.

He was a graduate of New Augusta High School.

He was a truck driver for Clairmont Transfer for 35 years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 135 in Indianapolis and served as a union steward for 15 years.

He was a member of First Christian Church of Bargersville and served more than 30 years with the Bargersville Volunteer Fire Department. He previously served on the Bargersville Town Council.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, having been a military policeman serving in Baltimore.

He was also a member of Mooresville American Legion Post No. 103.

Survivors include a daughter, Debra Woessner Weber of Greenwood; a son, Robert Woessner and his wife, Jackie, of Greenwood; two grandchildren, David Weber and his wife, Shelly, of Morgantown and Trenda Weber and her husband, Carl, of Greenwood; three great-grandchildren, Calvin Charles Weber, Lillian Grace Ambartsumyan and Garen David Ambartsumyan; a brother, William Woessner and his wife, Jena, of Greenwood; and two sisters, Bonita Pridemore of Mooresville and Joyce Allison of Greenwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two sons, Charles E. Woessner Jr. in 1980 and Jeffery Lynn Woessner in 2005; and a son-in-law, David Weber in 1992.

Dr. Kenneth Rickett and the Rev. Roger Gifford will conduct a service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. (U.S. 31 South) in Franklin. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial with full military honors will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Bargersville, P.O. Box 15, Bargersville, IN 46106.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

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