UTICA — A funeral service for Charles “Chuck”
R. Stafford, 55 of Utica, will be held at 11 a.m., April 13, at Bladensburg Church of Christ, 3817 McLarnan Road, Bladensburg, with Ben McKinstry officiating.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Friday, April 12, at Bladensburg Church of Christ.
Chuck passed away April 8, 2019, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. He was born April 11, 1963, in Newark to the late Robert and Marie (Baker) Stafford.
Chuck was a loving and devoted husband, father and papa. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and spending time with his family down at the barn. He was a 4-H Advisor for many years and a member of Amvets Post 95, Mount Vernon, Morgan Center Grange and Pheasants Forever.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Kathy Stafford; sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Jennifer Stafford of Mount Vernon, Chris and Amber Stafford of Utica; daughter, Kate Stafford of Utica; grandchildren, Sabriel, Dakota, Kylee and Charlie Stafford; siblings, Barb (Rick) Lanthorn, Nancy (Tony) Diaz, Bob (Jamie) Stafford, Brian (Amy) Stafford, Mike, Steve, Tim and Debbie Wires; father-in-law, Kenneth Beightol; sisters-in-law, Vicki (Robert) Newton and Bonnie Beightol; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving Baker and Stafford grandparents, special aunts and uncles, sister, Tammy Wires, and mother-in-law, Charlien Beightol.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite outdoor conservation organization or Veterans group.
To sign an online guest book, visit www.law-bakerfuneralhome.com.
Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.