Charlie Neace


ANTWERP -- Charlie Neace, 46, of Antwerp, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Charlie was born in Dayton on January 5, 1967, a son of Rosemary (Kline) and the late William Neace. He worked as a machinist in the hydraulic valve department at Parker-Hannifin, Hicksville. Charlie was a devoted Colts fan and also loved fishing, yard work, his motorcycle, but most of all his family. He married Virginia "Jenny" Meredith on Jan. 27, 1990.

Charlie will be sadly missed by his wife, Jenny; children, Jacob William of Hicksville, Zachary James, Sarah Dee and Drake Tyler, all of Antwerp; mother, Rosemary of Edon; siblings, William (Doris) of Dayton, Lilly (Mike) Zimmer of Edon and Diane (John) Vielma of Paulding; brother-in-law, Roy Wendt of Cecil; and two granddaughters, Aliya and Anya.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Penny Wendt.

Viewing is Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp. His service is at Antwerp United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, with viewing one hour prior. He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Virginia Neace. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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