Charles H Whybrew

November 25th, 1932 to May 24th, 2022

Charles Hartley Whybrew, 89, of Port Huron, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

He was born November 25, 1932 in Port Huron to the late Charles E. and Ethel E. Whybrew. He married Joann Gail Quinlan on June 8, 1953 in St. Joseph Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on October 30, 2010 after 57 years of marriage.

Charles was a 1950 graduate of Port Huron High School and attended Port Huron Junior College. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean conflict, training in California and deploying twice to Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Korea, and finishing his service at Camp Lejune, NC. He was employed for several years with K.G. Marks Inc., M.E. Campbell Co., Greenfield Associates working on the Detroit Metro Water Project and finally retired from Winkworth Transit in 1998. He was a member of DAV Chapter 12, American Legion Post #449, Belcher-Lane Detachment 146, Marine Corps Association and Port Huron Minor Hockey Association. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, music, hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his son, Richard (Vicki) Whybrew; two daughters, Victoria (Dennis) Doan and Jeanne (Ted) Dixon; five grandchildren, Anthony (Anna) Whybrew, Niclas Doan, Danielle Dixon, Matthew Mills and Kim (Mark) Neff; nine great grandchildren; brother, Rev. Lyndon (Mary) Whybrew; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday June 17, 2022 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 11:00 am.

Inurnment will be at Lakeside Cemetery.

Military honors will be conducted under auspices of the United States Marine Corp.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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