Charles Lee O’Haver, age 69 of Harriet, Arkansas fought a long hard battle with heart disease, Parkinson’s, and kidney failure. On April 24, 2021, he died with friends and family holding his hands.
He was born on September 3, 1951 in Sterling, Illinois to Harold and Delila O’Haver. He wore many hats over the years: mental hospital med-tech, EMT, lumber yard worker, saw master for Virco and finished up working for the Searcy County Road Department.
He married Althea, the love of his life in 1986. He loved his wife more than can be explained with words. We will all remember him as a kind, gentle, and patient Papa who encouraged us and loved us all.
He was a wonderful Christian man and we were lucky to be part of his life. He was loved by so many and will be very missed. He was a passionate father, grandfather, and husband. He loved his family and was a member of the Leslie Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Althea Sue Baysinger O’Haver (Harriet, AR), children, Michelle Marie Minni (Jasper, AR), Timothy and Melissa O’Haver (Wentzville, MO) and Dawn and Joel Bello (Conway, AR); grandchildren, Alice (Daniel), Dusty, Kyrie (Johnny), Blake, Katelyn, Noah, Brandon, Zander, Izik, Keiran and Finn; and great-grandchildren, Kenleigh, Kaiden, Ryan, Peyton, Logan and Trenton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Lee and Delilah Ann (Sharp) O’Haver (Jefferson City, MO).
A visitation at 10:00 a.m. and memorial service at 11:00 a.m. is scheduled on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Marshall Assembly of God Church in Marshall, Arkansas, with a reception to follow at the church. Brother Tim Baysinger, Brother James Ray, and Brother Jason Aultman will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate his life.
Honorary pallbearers are Blake Miller, Noah England, Johnny Chess, Daniel Moss, Peyton Moss
The family would like to thank all the caregivers and hospital staff for their efforts, care, and dedication to his health over the past 8 years.
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