Charles Provance

Died: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018


Family to do services at later date


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Charles W. Provance, Jr., 73, of Richmond, passed away on Friday morning, August 31.
   Born January 6, 1945 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Charles W. Sr. and Mildred Mitchell Provance, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a US Army veteran.
   Charles managed Culligan Water for 22 years before becoming an over-the-road truck driver, spending 20 years as an owner/operator. He was a member of the Richmond Conservation Club and enjoyed camping. He loved NASCAR and was a loyal Jeff Gordon fan. He was a happy-go-lucky person who loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. His best times happened when they gathered and filled his home.
   Charles’ family wishes to thank his awesome caregivers in Auguste’s Cottage at Rosebud Village.
   Charles will be missed by his wife of 42 years, the former Sharon Clabaugh, whom he married on July 31, 1976; children, Randy Marquis and his wife, Melissa, Frank Mitchell “Mitch” Provance and his wife, Michelle, LeAnn Bennett and her husband, Mike, Tammy Marquis; Charles Provance and his wife, Peggy, Curtis Provance and his wife, Bonnie, Eric Provance and wife, Karen, and Christopher Provance; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, sisters, Della Sponsel, Helen Kaufman and Vicki Day; brothers, Ed Provance and Robert Provance and nieces & nephews.
   Charles was preceded in death by his parents, one grandchild, Jonathan Provance, and sisters Mary Skelton and Alice Skelton.
   Charles’ life will be celebrated at a later date at the Mobile Manor Community Building.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged for Auguste’s Cottage, care of Rosebud Village, 2050 Chester Boulevard, Richmond, IN 47374.  

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Nancy Hoober
   Posted Sun September 02, 2018
Thinking of you Sharon. 🌼

Mary VanWinkle
   Posted Sun September 02, 2018
With deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. It was a great honor and privilege to know Charlie, his laugh and smile was contagious. His anrinous was fabulous. Sharon and LeAnn if you need anything please let me know. Keeping you and your families in my prayers.

Danelle Floore
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
So sorry for loss, I enjoyed getting to know Charles. Charles had the most special smile and laughter

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