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Charles Gains

Charles Kyle Gains

Friday, March 16th, 1951 - Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Charles Kyle Gains, 68, of Marietta, Ohio, died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 16, 1951 in Salem, WV to Samuel and Katie McConnell Gains.

Charles was a 1969 graduate of Marietta High School. He retired in 2015 from First Congregational United Church of Christ, previously was employed at Franklin Fire Equipment for 19 years and Washington County Career Center.

Charles was a member of many Masonic bodies, including, The Grand Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Marietta Commandery #50, where he received Knights Templar Cross of Honor in October of 2016, Harmar Lodge #390, American Union #1, and Marietta Chapter 59, Order of Eastern Star. He was also a member of the First Congregational Church and past member of the Warren VFD, for 15 years. Charles enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and loved painting and flowers.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Fox Gains, whom he married on June 5, 1971; children, Barry Gains (Kayla) and Mindy Worstell (Brett); grandchildren, Katie Anderson (Alex), Kyle Worstell, Keith Worstell, Kassiday Kincaid (Austin), Lily Mae Gains and Brady Gains; great grandsons, Jacob Anderson and Jackson Charles Anderson; siblings, Darlene Powers, Steven Gains; mother in law, Georgia Fox; sisters in law, Sarah Gains and Patsy Schaad (Michael); and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth Gains; father in law, Jack Fox; sister in law, Jackie Arnold; and brothers in law, Larry Arnold and James Fox, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at The First Congregational Church, with The Rev. Linda Steelman officiating. Visitation will be on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Marietta Chapel of Cawely & Peoples Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Masonic services will be held on Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

His family would like to thank Strecker Cancer Center, Dr. Kelli Cawley, Dr. Patalli and Marietta Home Health & Hospice for all their loving care. Donations may be directed to First Congregational Church, 318 Front Street, or Marietta Home Health & Hospice, 2788 St. Rt. 7, Marietta, Ohio 45750.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples
    Address
    408 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples
    Address
    408 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Third Visitation

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    First Congregational United Church of Christ
    Address
    318 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    First Congregational United Church of Christ
    Address
    318 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    The Rev. Linda Steelman
  • Interment

    Location
    East Lawn Memorial Park
    Address
    27880 St. Rt. 7
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
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    Private burial of his ashes will take place at a later date.
  • Reception

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    First Congregational United Church of Christ
    Address
    318 Front Street
    MARIETTA, OH 45750
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reception will begin upon completion of service.

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Boltearhart@gmail.com

Posted at 06:57am
Debbie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and lots of love to each of you. Miss you Debbie..If ya need me for anything jyst a call away. Hugs my friend.
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Michael E. Wagner

Posted at 09:06am
Debbie and Family sorry for your loss prayers sending your way. Rest In Peace Charles.
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Posted at 10:10pm
Prayers for comfort at this difficult time. Love you all, hugs!
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Scott Hooper

Posted at 07:18pm
Only knew him during little league with Barry. Always at every game and supportive. He was a cool Dad. I'm sorry for you're loss.
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Connie Houser

Posted at 07:01am
Debbie so sorry for your loss. Hugs..
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