- December 20, 1948 - January 12, 2012
- Sheffield Lake, Ohio
of Charles' Passing
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“Having grown up across the street in Vermilion, Chuck was one of my very best friends. I fondly remember trips to the Ponds to hunt salamanders and...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Danny Douglass - Bay Village, OH
“I always respected Chuck for being such a dedicated, kind, and helpful pharmacist when I interned with Drug Mart in the early 1990's. He was the...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Stephan Miller - Elyria, OH
“my heart shattered the day you left, my eyes are still wet. I can hear u now telling me it will be alright, but somehow Unk i just don't think it...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: cheri stokeley - smithfield, KY
“Megan, we are saddened indeed at your loss but know your father is now in the loving hands of our Lord. Your friends at TGP will miss you and Chuck...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Bruce & Debbie Warnock - OH
“My heart goes out to Jon, Megan and the rest of Chucks' family. I will always remember Chuck for his dry humor, quiet speech and willing helpfulness...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Cindy Romes - Bethel, NC - Friend
“I so fondly remember "Chuckles" as many of us at DDM called him as the kindest and most helpful pharmacist. Chuck was a good man who always wanted...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Monique Broz - Lorain, OH
“to the family sorry for your loss he was a great pharmacist and helped you find a remedy for your illness also he was a great co worker and as...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: sally hartley - lorain, OH
“Jon and Liz I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad died way to soon, he was 2 months older than me. May he rest in peace.
8 of 21 | Posted by: Dale Paulin - Lorain, OH
“A wonderful neighbor of ours for nearly 10 years. Always a friendly hello and a wave when I saw him out in the yard. He was also our pharmacist. Our...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Frank Prezelj - Sheffield Lake, OH
“Chuck was such a wonderful mentor and role model for our son Tristan since he was in high school & they started working together at Rite Aid Pharmacy...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & Karen Maiers Sheffield Lake
“Chuck, I will always remember the last time you visited us last summer when you brought your Mom and Sister to W.V. the visit is even more dear to...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Kenneth and Jacque Settle - WV
“Am so sorry for your loss
12 of 21 | Posted by: Sue Charlie Bisol - Jupiter, FL
“I will always remember Chuck as a kind, generous, and hard-working man who never complained. Even during his battle with cancer, he continued to work...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Jill Murrell - Sheffield Lake, OH
“Chuck was an absolutly wonderful man with a heart as big as the world..He was a wonderful friend..dearly loved and will be sadly missed..Love You...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: pat kovacs - lorain, OH - friend
“Chuck was a wonderful man. He will be missed dearly. My deepest sympathy to the family.
15 of 21 | Posted by: Shannon Kelly Shaw - Lorain
“Chuck, you will be missed, You will forever be in the minds of the people who knew you and in the hearts of all those who loved you. My deepest...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn and Richard Owrey - OH
“Deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you Robbie, Anita, and family.
17 of 21 | Posted by: Terri Logar - Lorain, OH
“To my extrodinary Uncle! I love you and I miss you already so much! You will forever be in my heart and my fond memories of wonderful times spent...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Robbie Marchand - Vermilion, OH
“My deepest sympathy to the family.
19 of 21 | Posted by: Becky Ditzler - lorain, OH
“My deepest sympath to the family. He will be missed. May he rest in peace. He was a great friend and a great boss.
20 of 21 | Posted by: Dolores Cole - Lorain, OH
“our deepest sympathy to aunt ruth and the rest of the family. i have many fond memories of visits with the family in west virginia. our thoughts and...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: elaine & mike spears - NJ
Charles Raymond Settle, 63, of Sheffield Lake, died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Cleveland Clinic following a lengthy illness.
Born Dec. 20, 1948 in Cedar Grove, W.Va. to Fred D. and Ruth (nee Carter) Settle, he lived in Vermilion and Lorain before moving to Sheffield Lake in 1978.
Charles graduated top of his class from Vermilion High School in 1966 where he was a member of quiz bee team, national honor society, and played offensive tackle for the Vermilion Sailors. He graduated from Ohio Northern University, 1971, Phi Delta Chi, with a degree in pharmacy.
He worked as a pharmacist at Rite Aid in Sheffield Lake for 6 years. Prior to that, he worked as a pharmacist for Discount Drug Mart in Lorain for 19 years and Gray Drug for 15 years.
He was a member of Hungarian Reformed United Church of Christ, Lorain. Active in his church, he volunteered many hours in the kitchen cooking for different events, including making chicken paprikash for the Hungarian booth at the Lorain International Festival. He volunteered as a pharmacist at the Lorain Free Clinic for 25 years and served on the clinic's board.
Charles enjoyed traveling, gardening, helping his customers, sports, and cooking. He was a exemplary man who loved to spend time with his family and especially his grandchildren.
Surviving is his son, Jonathon (Elizabeth Benson) of Lorain; a daughter, Megan Settle Rhea (Nathan Rhea) of Cleveland; grandchildren, Benjamin Rhea, Madeline Settle and Noelle McNatt; his mother, Ruth (nee Carter) of Vermilion; a brother, George of Amherst; and sisters, Anita Stokeley of Vermilion and Rose McKinney of Cincinnati.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 22 years, Erica (nee Nagy) in 1997; his daughter, Carol Lee in 1989; and his father, Fred Settle in 1966.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst, where funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 am. Rev. Peter L. Toth, pastor of Hungarian Reformed United Church of Christ, Lorain, will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Contributions can be made to Hungarian Reformed United Church of Christ, 1691 E. 31st St., Lorain, OH 44055, the Lorain Free Clinic, 3323 Pearl Avenue, Lorain, OH 44055, or The Gathering Place, 23300 Commerce Park, Cleveland, OH 44122-5811.