Charles Lymburner

January 31st, 1925 to July 20th, 2012

Charles Lymburner, Jr. 87, of Marysville, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 20, 2012.

He was born January 31, 1925 in Fort Gratiot to the late Charles and Hildegard Lymburner. He married Gladys Irwin on November 26, 1949 in First Congregational Church, Port Huron.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945. Upon returning from the war, he earned a Mechanical Engineering degree and worked at Mueller Brass for more than 25 years retiring in 1974. He was integral to Mueller Brass opening what was then the largest tube mill in the world in Fulton, MS, serving as lead engineer and plant manager.

Chuck found his greatest joy in being surrounded by his family. He loved hunting and fishing and hosted an annual hunting trip at his cabin in St. Helen, MI, bringing three generations together every fall.

Mr. Lymburner is survived by his wife of 62 years, Gladys; their three sons, David (Mary Margaret) Lymburner, Fort Wayne, IN, Rick (Cathy) Lymburner, Decatur, TN and Greg (Jackie) Lymburner, Carlton, MI; and a daughter, Sharon Spradling, Marysville; seven grandchildren, Heather (James) Lovett and Melanie Lymburner, both of Columbus, GA, Bo Lymburner, Goodview, VA, Leslie (Billy) Smith, Port St. Lucie, FL, Lucas Lymburner, Carlton, MI, Dan Spradling, New York, NY and Matt Spradling, Marysville; four great grandchildren, Connor and Caden, Savanna and Sean; a brother, Bob Lymburner, Naples, FL; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by siblings Inez Innes and Betty Stolicker.

Visiting will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012 in Marysville Funeral Home, 1200 Michigan Avenue.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Marysville Funeral Home. The Rev. Max Amstutz will officiate.

A family inurnment will be held Thursday, July 26, 2012 in the Riverlawn Cemetery, Marysville.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and Wounded Warriors.

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