Charles John Wentworth, age 84, of rural Albion, passed away at home on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Mr. Wentworth was born in Kendallville, Indiana on April 14, 1937 to the late Roy and Alice E. (Ford) Wentworth. Charles graduated from Kendallville High School in 1956. He married Edith Ann Stringfellow on July 12, 1958 in Albion. Edith preceded him in death on March 23, 2015. As a young man, Charles was employed with McCray Refrigeration until they closed in 1972. He was a lifetime farmer and owned Fulford and Wentworth Construction. He retired from Admatco Reclaimers as a maintenance man. Charles loved spending time and playing with his family. He was generous to a fault. He would never turn anyone away and he would do anything for family or a friend in need. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. For more than 60 years, he maintained Sweet Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery and Rehoboth Cemetery. He was deeply loved and he will be greatly missed.
Son, Brad and Cosette Wentworth of Albion.
Daughter, Belita and Bruce Terry of Skinner Lake near Albion.
Two grandchildren, Brandy and Jermiah Miller of Pretty Lake and Braden Wentworth of Albion.
Four great grandchildren, Andrew Miller, Nicholas Miller, Lilly Wentworth and Wesley Wentworth.
Sister, LaVonne Forbes of Kendallville.
Brother, Ray and Judy Wentworth of Cedarville, Ohio.
Sister, Linda Kay Pankop of Fort Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Alice; his wife, Edith; sisters, Phyllis Schoup and Marjorie Rouch; brothers, Richard Wentworth, Gerald Wentworth and Roy Wentworth.
Visitation and funeral services will be held Friday, January 14, 2022 at Sweet Church, 3015 E. 415 N., Albion, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM with Rev. Bret Frymier officiating.
Burial will follow at Sweet Cemetery.
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