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Charles V. Morrell

December 17, 1926 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 92)

Mr. Charles V. Morrell Sr., 92, of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, South Bend, Indiana, departed this earthly life on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Hospice of St. Joseph County.

Charles was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on December 17, 1926 to Able and Mary L. (Howard) Morrell who both preceded him in death.

Charles served his country in the United States Navy and was Honorably Discharged in 1946. He married Ophelia Mayes September 30, 1950 and worked 20 years for Studebaker. His passions were playing the harmonica, Notre Dame football, Chicago Cubs and Golf. He was an ordained Deacon at Faith Temple C.O.G.I.C.

His loving wife, Ophelia Morrell preceded him in death; along with a son, Charles Morrell Jr.; grandson, Antoine Pruitt; a sister, Zoe McDaniel; and brothers: John and Frank Morrell.

Survivors left to cherish his memory include two daughters: Octavia (J.W.) Hamilton and Maria Morrell; two sons: Mark (Wanda) Morrell and Archie (Regina) Morrell, all of South Bend, Indiana; eight grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren; a sister in law, Joyce Davenport of Flint, Michigan; along with other family and friends.

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