Charles C. LemonJanuary 19, 1942 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 75)
Charles C. Lemon, age 75, of Norton, Ohio earned his Wings to enter Heaven, on January 18, 2018 after a brief battle with Lymphoma.
Charlie was born to Silas and Mary Lemon on January 19, 1942 in McFarland, WV. He graduated from Norton High School in 1960 and attended Akron University.
Charlie proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from Babcock and Wilcox. He was a member of the Akron Baptist Temple and the City Church.
Charlie proudly served as President of Barberton Council of Labor, both Vice President and President of Local 900 Boiler Makers B&W, President of Norton City Council, and Second Vice President of Norton Alumni.
Charlie organized the Barberton Free Clinic, the Barberton Unemployment Council, the Barberton Tenants Council and the Food Co-Op for the needy.
Charlie was the recipient of the 1988 Presidential Volunteers Award Presented by President Ronald Reagan. He was awarded the Leo Dugan award for labor in 2015.
Charlie was currently the President of the Retirees of America. He was also a member of the Hungarian Club. His volunteer work included Bible Studies with Seniors and Dan Street Juveniles and the Haven of Rest.
Charlie loved his family, home, and working in his garden and flowers. He will be greatly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Roscoe, Fred, and Bob; sister, Shirley; son, Douglas; and grandson, Carson.
Survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Brenda; sons, Don (Shari), Daniel, Chris, Jason (Jennifer), and David (Jessica); daughters, Teri Lyn (David), Traci (Otie), and Amanda (Miguel); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank, Bud (Shell), and Gary (Greta); sisters, Ruth (Ralph) and Sheri (Gary); numerous extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends, MONDAY, January 22, 2018 from 5:00-8:00pm at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home, 222 Norton Avenue, Barberton. Funeral Services will be held, TUESDAY, January 23 at 9:00am at the funeral home with Pastors Dallas Billington, Ernie Kempel, and Daniel Lemon officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville.