Charles “Charlie” B. Waddington, 55, of Sandusky, died Friday evening, Feb. 22, 2013, in the Commons of Providence, after a courageous battle with Picks disease.
He was born July 31, 1957, in Sandusky, and graduated from Sandusky High School in 1977. Charlie was employed by JBT Food Tech in Sandusky for 32 years.
He loved vacationing on the beach and spending time with his family. Charlie loved to golf and fish, and was a Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions fan.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy (Toft) Waddington; daughter, Ashley Waddington; son, Zach Waddington; brothers, David (Ann) Waddington and Donald “Ponch” (Sherrie) Waddington, of Sandusky, and Michael (Margie) Waddington, of Bradenton, Fla.; sister, Laura (Badredine) Idrissi-Mojib, of Sandusky; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald O. Waddington; mother, Mary (Garlock) Waddington Walker; and stepfather, Robert B. Walker.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky and from 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, until his Celebration of Life services at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. John Mawhirter will officiate. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Charlie’s name to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to Sandusky Athletic Booster Club, 2130 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.