Charles Hartshorn, 92, of Ridgecrest, passed away December 5, 2017.
Charles was born February 21, 1925 in Lewisville, Ohio to the late Chauncey and Nellie Hartshorn.
Mr. Hartshorn enjoyed gardening, traveling and meeting new people. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Black Mountain.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Eileen Stevens.
Charles is survived by his wife of 72 years, Betty Hartshorn; children, Phil, Carol, Kenny, and Marilyn; siblings, Don Hartshorn and Carolyn Kindle; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00am at First Baptist Church, Black Mountain. Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30am to 11:00am at the church.