Charles John "Chuck" Gerhard, age 81, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Riverview Hospital following an extended illness. Chuck was born in Kokomo on August 24, 1939, to the late Richard and Doris (Levenduski) Gerhard. Chuck graduated from North Western High School in 1957. On August 24, 1984, he married Margaret (Wilkerson) Gerhard and they shared 36years of marriage together before she passed away on September 4, 2015.
Charles retired from Borg Warner Corp.. He was a member of the NRA. Chuck was an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing and hunting. He also had collected Lionel trains. Chuck loved his family and he will be sadly missed.
Chuck is survived by daughter, Stacy (Andy) Brock of KY, granddaughter, Sarah Saxton of KY, grandson, A.C. Brock of KY, great grandson, Zayden Saxton of KY, brother, Paul (Vickie) Gerhard of Kokomo, sister, Katherine Eads of Kokomo, sister in law, Janet Wood of Elwood, IN, special niece, Patricia Heaton of Elwood, great nephew, Tarron Conwell of Elwood, and several nieces & nephews.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Richard & Doris Gerhard, and his wife, Margaret Gerhard.
Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood has been entrusted with Chuck's cremation arrangements. At his request, there will be no public services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dunnichay Funeral Home.
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