Charles R. Drexler, Sr., 92, passed away March 11, 2022.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Margaret Drexler; and siblings, Michael, Mary Kessler, Vincent, Catherine Willis, John, Joseph, Elizabeth Spalding, Loretta Wulf, and Thomas.
He was a graduate of Ahrens Trade School, a Korean War veteran, the founder of Variety Sheet Metal, Inc., and a member of American Legion Post 201. Charlie dearly loved God, family, and country.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; children, Charles Drexler, Jr., Beverly Bennett (Jim), Julie Eckerle (Steve), and Timothy (Angela); eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Tony; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at St. John Paul II Catholic Church, 3539 Goldsmith Ln, followed by entombment in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, March 16, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. The family requests that masks be worn during the visitation and service.
Special thanks to the V.A., Baptist Health, Hosparus, and Home Health Care for all of the special care that was provided.
In lieu of flowers, remembrance can be made to Hosparus.