Charles B. Hanes
In his obituary in the Hamilton News, Wednesday December 14, 1983 it reports, "CHARLES HANES DIES IN FLORIDA  Charles B. Hanes Sr., age 62, of Route 2 Hamilton, passed away Wednesday morning December 7, 1983 at Haines City, Florida.  He was born October 6, 1921 in Stroh, IN to Fred and Ethel Hanes.  Charles was a mail carrier for 32 years before retiring in October of this year.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 202 in Butler. He was a lifetime area resident.  Mr. Hanes was preceded in death by a wife, Phyllis who passed away in March of 1968.  Surviving are one son, Charles Hanes, Jr. of Hamilton; two sisters, Mary Jane Griffith of Hamilton and Mrs. Betty Collins of Gaston, Indiana; one brother, Robert L. Hanes of Hamilton; one grandson Charlie Hanes of Hamilton. Funeral Services were held Saturday, December 10 at 2:00 p.m. from the Wilson funeral home.  Robert Loffer of the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Angola was the minister officiating.  Burial was in the Hamilton cemetery.  Memorials are to the individual's choice.  Military services were held at the cemetery."

Submitted by: Roselyn Wells