Charles died Sunday November 25, 2018 at K.U. Medical Center.
He was born on July 15, 1944, in Lawrence, to Leo Arthur and Florence Eleen Tryon Souders.
He had several jobs thru the years while having his own lawn mower repair business also.
Charles married Ella Marie Holladay on March 13, 1964. She died October 26, 2003. He later married Juanita M. Clark Payne, on September 7, 2004. She died May 20, 2018.
Charles and Ella had daughters, Sondra L. Souders Gillenwater and Jess Eugene Souders (died November 20, 1990).
He loved seeing, playing with, and LOVED being a grandfather to Robert A. Gillenwater (Mary Chance) of Wellsville, Kansas and Kathleen M. Gillenwater (Dana Croft) of Lecompton, Kansas, and great grandfather to Chyanne, Dixie, Dakota, Brayson, Jr, Raylyn, Sarinity Rain, and Gypsy.
Services will be announced at a later date.