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Charles Dennis Hord

June 22, 1930 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 91)


Charles Dennis Hord, Sr., age 91, of Sunbeam Farm Rd., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Atrium Health Lincoln. He was born June 22, 1930 in Cleveland County to the late Loron James Hord and Ellen Bryte Houser.  


Charles was a veteran of the United States Army, serving as Sergent of the 3rd Anti-aircraft Artillery during the Korean War. He enjoyed woodwork and had a passion for carpentry. He also was retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service.


He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Patricia Wayburn Darty Hord; brothers, Sloan, Ben, Carl David, and Barkley Hord; sisters, Willa Painter, and Brenda Morrow. 


He is survived by his sons, Charles Dennis Hord, Jr. (Michelle) of Georgia, James Richard Hord (Diane) of Ohio, and Jerry Hord (Therese), of Ohio; daughter Patsy Witschey (Michael) of Ohio; six grandchildren Elizabeth Bosl (Jeremy), Kyle Hord, Kristen Costanzo (Patrick), Brittany Keane (Mike), Alex Hord (Jenna), and Joey Witschey (Corinne); five great-grandchildren, Aiden Witschey, Landry Costanzo, Poppy Keane, Calvin Hord, and Maddy Hord; sister, Lu Gamble, and brother, Bobby Hord.


No formal services are planned to honor his wishes. 


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