Charles E. Buell, 97, a lifetime resident of Warsaw, passed away unexpectedly at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
Charles was born in Warsaw on May 7, 1922, the son of George and Edna M. (Nine) Buell. He was a 1941 graduate of Warsaw High School. After graduating, he served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines where he was attached to a field artillery unit. He was honorably discharged, having earned the rank of corporal, in 1946.
In February of the same year, Charles was united in marriage to Marvel Galloway. The two were married for more than 65 years before Marvel passed in March of 2011. To their union, two sons were born – Mike and Jeff; both survive.
Charles was employed by Peabody ABC for more than 40 years, retiring in 1987. He was a friendly but quiet person who loved time spent outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and keeping busy in the yard. He also liked to tinker with small projects and was a longtime member of American Legion Post 49.
Those who survive include sons Jeff Buell,Warsaw and Mike (Doralee) Buell, Warsaw; two grandsons, David and Daniel Buell; three step grandchildren: Eli (Alissha) Shepherd, Kristie (Stephen) Osbeck and Brian Shepherd; two great-grandchildren, Autumn Buell and Kane Buell and eight step great-grandchildren: Chloe Shepherd, Hayley Shepherd, Cameron Shepherd, Kelsi Shepherd, Benjamin Shepherd, Kaiden Shepherd, Adrianna Osbeck and Dexter Osbeck.
In addition to his wife, Marvel, those who preceded Charles in passing include brothers: Dail Buell, George Buell and Francis Buell and his sister, Eloise Phillips.
Military graveside honors will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in the coming weeks with military honors rendered by members of American Legion Post 49. Titus Funeral Home is assisting the family; to leave condolences, visit www.TitusFuneralHome.com. Memorial gifts may be directed to American Legion Post 49, 301 N Buffalo St, Warsaw, IN 46580.