Howland – Charles L. Adgate Sr., 89, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Hospice House in Poland.
He was born January 31, 1930, in Warren, Ohio the son of the late David and Agnes (Cuningham) Adgate.
He was a 1949 graduate of Howland High School. Charles retired in December 2018 as owner and operator of Charles Adgate Florist on Niles Cortland Rd. after 57 years. He started his business in Kinsman in 1961 and Howland in 1990. Charles was a member of the Howland Community Church, past Master of Old Erie Lodge #3 F&AM, Ali Baba Grotto, White Shrine, American Legion Post #700 and the VFW. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.
He served our Country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He is survived by his son Charles L. (Dawn) Adgate Jr. of Howland, and a daughter Cindy (Michael) Strang New River, AZ, six grandchildren Jordan (Caleb Becker) Adgate, Emma Adgate, Haylee Adgate, Paige (Todd Vorsanger) Strang, Meghan (Ben Yokley) Strang, and Michael Strang.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Helen Adgate, three brothers Bill, Dick and Herb Adgate and a sister Katherine McFall.
Family and friends may pay their respects Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with an Old Erie Lodge #3 F&AM service at 4:45 p.m.at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A Military service will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home followed by Pastor Erica Brown of Howland Community Church.
Burial will be in Howland Twp. Cemetery
Donations may be made to Hospice House 9803 Sharrot Rd. Poland, Ohio.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Charles’s family.
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9803 Sharrott Rd., Poland OH 44514