Charles Israel

April 05, 1935 ‒ March 20, 2007

Centerburg, Ohio

Charles A. “Andy” Israel, age 71 of Centerburg, died Tuesday evening March 20, 2007 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.

He was born in Westerville on April 5, 1935 to the late Charles Andrew and Beulah E. (Larimore) Israel. He was a 1954 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and a US Naval Veteran.

Andy loved gardening, cooking and his family, especially his 24 grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 49 years, Nancy (Harsha) Israel and they were married May 30, 1958; sons: Tim (Kathy), Terry (Clara), Dave (Jill) Israel; daughters: Laura (Mike) Julian, Lisa (Doug) Brown, Lynne (Scott) Teale, Amy (Chris) Titler, Rachel (Chad) Long; 24 grandchildren: Holly, Dan, Chris, Katy, Drew, Stephanie, Derrick Israel, Andy Schnack, Hayden, Savanna, Rachel Brown, Joey, Jacob, Josh Teale, Sienna, Caleb, Josh, Matthew Titler, Tyler, Hayley Long, Aaron, Lindsey, Leah Wortman, Zachary Julian. Sister: Iris Long of Knoxville, TN.

Friends may call Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. David Titler officiating. Interment with military services will be held at a later date in the Eastview Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.