Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Charles Leroy Arter

Charles Leroy Arter, age 76, a longtime resident of The Raintree in Mansfield, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

He was born July 5, 1937 in Shelby the son of the late Kenneth and Rosella (Hook) Arter. Charlie had been an employee of Richland Newhope Industries.  One of his greatest joys was to be outdoors enjoying nature. He also had a love of tractors – especially John Deere tractors.

 Charlie is survived by 3 nephews: Jess Carey, Steven Carey, Kenneth Frederick; 2 nieces: Susan Dennis and Lorie Carey; and all of his loving family at The Raintree. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his siblings: Paul Arter, Mary Breister and Carol Frederick.

 A memorial mass for Charlie will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 10 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5754 State Route 61 South, Shelby,  with Father Michael Geiger officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Molly Adkins says:

    I had the honor of knowing Charlie.. I took care of him when he came to Raintree. He was always joking around with people liked looking at his tractor magazines. He will be truly missed and loved by many.

  2. Betty says:

    Charlie will be greatly missed by all of us!!

  3. Janet Stover says:

    I’m sorry to see that your Uncle Charlie has passed away. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. God Bless.

  4. Tammy says:

    Charlie was a blessing to everyone who got to work with him. Heaven gained a angel.

  5. Shirley Boyce says:

    Charlie was a bright spot of my days at Raintree. That orneryness and smile always made me laugh. He will be missed by many.

  6. Brandi Krzynowek says:

    Charlie sure left an impression on everyone who cared for him. His infectious smile and laughter will be greatly missed.

  7. Amyleigh says:

    Charlie played apart in my life that will never be replaced, he was truly my best friend. I am blessed to have been able to know him and will never forget what he has done for me. Love you Papa

  8. Cheryl Garcia says:

    My condolences to the family, I took care of Charlie while helping out inthe group homes. Great man, RIP Charlie.

  9. Joy Patton says:

    Charlie was a wonderful person. Love the times I spent with him when he was first living at Glendale. He always had his pipe and mowed the lawn. Loved tractors and I took him to the tractor show one year at the JVS in Ashland fun day we had. He will be missed I am sure. He is with the lord now.

  10. Stephanie Hart says:

    I loved to make Charlie laugh! He laughed so hard at the silly antics of the Raintree staff! Charlie will truly be missed!

  11. Debbie Pettry says:

    My Condolence to the family, I took care of Charlie when working in the group homes. He was so much fun and he loved watching over Robbie. Blessings to the family and Hab Tecs that was able to provide for Charlie. He was truly a Blessing to us all! R.I. P. Charlie.

  12. Charmin says:

    Some has lost a friend, The Heavenly Father took his Saint back home. All are in my prayers.

  13. Konnie says:

    God has gained a wonderful and fun Angel.. It was truly an honor taking care of you and a privilege knowing you Charlie.. R.I.P. Charlie
    Deepest Sympathies to the family and all of those who knew n provided in his care..

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