Charles R. Garthee II

By | November 4, 2019
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Charles “Chuck” R. Garthee, age 51 of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. He was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on Dec. 20, 1967, to Gloria G. Norris, who survives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Heath) Garthee, an infant son, Mason B. Garthee, a brother, Merrill W. Garthee, and his father.

Chuck graduated from Jackson High School and worked in the wastewater treatment plant at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution. Outside of work, he was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and a stand-up comedian involved in the local comedy scene.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his son, Zane A. Garthee, a sister, Tammy L. Garthee, a brother, Richard J. Garthee, and his fiancé, Diana Smith. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive him.

Services were held at the Mayhem-Brown Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 5. Condolences may be sent to the family at