Charles E. Alldredge Jr. passed away peacefully on February 27, 2018 after a long illness.
He was born June 1, 1931, in Lawrence, the son of Charles Alldredge and Julia Creason.
Charles attended high school in Kansas City and later served in the Navy aboard the USS George E. Davis.
After his discharge he worked for Dean Haynes Caterpillar out of Kansas City. The family moved to Booneville, Missouri then Bonner Springs, Kansas while he kept the earth movers running during the construction of I-70 in Kansas and Missouri. The family then moved to Lawrence, Kansas while he worked at the Reuter Organ Company. During the Vietnam War he worked for Sunflower Army Ammunitions plant in DeSoto, Kansas. He then worked until retirement at Owens Corning Fiberglass Company in Kansas City. After retirement, he worked at Lawrence High School in the maintenance department. After his second retirement, and because his love of golf, he worked at Alvamar Golf Course, keeping the golf carts running.
He was very active in Eagles Lodge and served on the board and as president.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Alldredge of Lawrence; sons, Steve Alldredge of DeLand, Florida, Stan Alldredge and wife Theresa of Lecompton, daughter, Sandi Yeakel and husband Rich of Lawrence; three grandchildren, Cassidy Carter, Tyler Yeakel, and Andy Alldredge.
He is preceded in death by his sister Veda Godsey and grandson Jason Alldredge.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hillside Village Nursing Home for the excellent care they gave him. Alternatively, he would appreciate donations to Vitas Hospice of Lenexa, Kansas, or the Lone Survivor Foundation, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Per his request, no formal services are being held.