March 28, 1943 - March 29, 2017
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Churchton, MD
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda Durham Cooley; his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Gwen Cooley; his three children, daughter Carol Cockeril (Thom), sons Chuck (Karen) and Todd (Joy); and grandchildren Christine, Dean, Emily, Micah, Sam, Keira, Devin, Kathryn, Elizabeth and Harper. He is also survived by a nephew, Ryan, a niece, Hayley, and several cousins. Charlie worked for the Government Printing Office until retirement. He loved being with family, being on the water, target shooting and antiques. He also had a special place in his heart for his two dogs, Bay and Sky.
A memorial celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 2:30 PM at Cornerstone Church, 16010 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20715. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Lymphoma Research Foundation, 115 Broadway, Suite 1301, New York, NY 10006 or the Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. (LBDA), 912 Killian Hill Road, SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.
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