Charlie was an army veteran and a life long dairy farmer. He was married on November 21, 1975 to Margie Hurm, who survives. He was a member of St. Augustine Church. Charlie enjoyed his chickens and loved to sell eggs at the farmers market. H also liked spending time with his grandchildren and Perry Central Sports.
Surviving is his wife, Margie James of Leopold, IN; children, Derek James (Tara) of Leopold, IN and Dena Buchanan (Don) of New Orleans, LA; sisters, Mildred Jobe and Carol Ann James (Dick), all of Leopold, IN; grandchildren, Chase, Carter, Caden, and Lyla Mae James, Cassidy and Conan Buchanan.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raymond James.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM CDT on Monday, July 6, 2015 at St. Augustine Church Parish Hall. Father Brian Esarey will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM in the Parrish Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Church Renovation Fund.