Charles was born, February 11, 1953, in Warren, OH to the late Charles and Bonnie Lee Gaertner. He loved beach music, horses and especially loved mules.
Surviving are his son, John Gaertner and wife, Mary; sister, Cathy Johnson and grandchildren, Kayla and Austin Gaertner. Also surviving are his special friends, Benny and Barbara Pearson and family, Jackie Culliton, Sheila Hollis, Kayla Crickmore and her daughter, Skyler and Larry Edwards.
Family and friends are welcomed to come and visit both Saturday, June 10, 2017 and Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 2-4 pm, at Charles’ apartment located at 100 NC Hwy 125 Apt. 329 in Roanoke Rapids.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.