Obituary: Charles M. Chew


Charles M. Chew, 88, Sheridan, died Aug. 30. Born Nov. 10, 1926, in Russiaville, Ind., Charles was the son of the late Clifford M. and Delia (Reno) Chew. He was a 1943 graduate of Russiaville H.S. and Kokomo Business College. He worked his entire life in the family grocery business, owning and operating two stores in Hamilton County. He proudly served as a Supply Sergeant with the Indiana National Guard.

Charles is survived by his former wife of 39 years, Barbara J. Chew; 3 sons, C. Douglas Chew of Clarks Hill, Mark A. Chew of Greenwood and Michael A. Chew of Noblesville; 3 daughters, Julia A. Millikan (Kenneth) of Sheridan, Karen Strong (Randy) of Carmel and Kristin L. McBride (David) of Carmel; 6 grandchildren, Matthew “Boogie” Warren Millikan (Nikki J.) of Sheridan, Andrew Strong of Westfield, David D. Chew of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ashley Robbins (Andy) of San Diego, CA, Jamie McKinnon of Crawfordsville and Taylor L. McBride of Carmel; 4 great grandchildren, Ariana, Edward, Austin and Isabella; 1 sister, Mary Carolyn Swope of Kokomo; his niece and nephew, Stacy McNeelan of Springsville, Indiana and Clifford Swope of Northern Indiana; and his four-legged “best friend”, his dog Max. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, John F. Chew.


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