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February 1, 1938 - May 22, 2019
Charles H Drew, 81, of Kearney, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
Charles was born February 1, 1938, in Waukon, IA. He is the son of the late Harold Charles and the late Leona (Kilpatrick) Drew. He married Sharon Gilman Rose on September 12, 2002 at Viola, WI.
Charlie ”Bud”, retired in February 2000, after a long and successful career in heavy construction. As a member of the Local 139 Operating Engineers, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing 50 years of service.
Charlie and Sharon enjoyed many summers in their RV on the Mississippi River. They had many friends and Charlie loved spending time on his fishing boat. He and Sharon were regulars at Tuesday afternoon dances with country music bands at several locations near their home in Kearney.
He is survived by his wife: Sharon (Gilman) Drew, two daughters: Ardeen (Fred) Stoll of Maple, WI and Cheryl (Bill) Wilder of Coloma, WI, and son: Wayne (Ann) Rose of Liberty, MO and family friend Randy (Mary) Rose, he has nine grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, four sisters: Marilyn Corrigan, Marlene (Warren) Bachtel, Sherry Sparks, Angie Schulte, and one brother: Dean (Karen) Drew.