Charles “Chuck” Edward Keesecker, 58, died peacefully on May 27th, 2022 while surrounded by family and friends in Parma, Ohio.
Private service arrangements will be determined at a later date.
Charles was born on January 10th, 1964 in Lakewood, Ohio. He remained in the Greater Cleveland area for the majority of his life.
Chuck enjoyed his work as an antique curator. He was happiest when fishing and boating on large bodies of water, including Lake Erie. He also enjoyed mechanical work in his free time, he built and repaired car engines and motorcycles. On any clear day, Chuck could be found joy riding on his ‘74 Harley Davidson Sportster. Despite his gruff exterior, Chuck had a soft spot for gardening and tending to plants. He seemed to have the magic touch to bring plants back to life. Spending time with family and friends was a priority for Chuck. He particularly enjoyed spending holidays with his family, who he loved.
Charles is survived by his mother, Beatrice (Jerry) Childress; sons, Christopher Gilpen and Charles Foy; sisters, Brenda (Kevin) Dukles, Shelly (John) Schwarz, Carol (Michael) Haraldsson; brother, Michael Keesecker; aunt, Susan (John) Brabander; uncle, Christopher (Kathy) Olah; nieces, Jessica (Mason) Luxmore, Hannah Dukles; and nephews Elijah and Evan Schwarz.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Keesecker; stepfather, Robert Seahorn; and grandparents William and Betty Olah.
Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.