Charles “Chuck” Cale, age 73, Republic, Missouri passed away peacefully Sunday, December 27, 2020 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri with his family by his side. Chuck was born December 6, 1947 in Liberal, Missouri the only child of Chester and Virginia (Stewart) Cale.
Chuck proudly served his country in the United States Army. After his discharge, Chuck spent much of his adult life in Colorado where he owned a maintenance and construction company until he and his wife retired and moved back to Missouri. Chuck was loved by many and did not know a stranger.
Chuck is survived by his wife Betsy Lathrop; two daughters Renee Gamel and husband Tony, Elizabeth Cohoon and husband Ian; granddaughter Cassilyn Enyart. He was preceded in death by his parents and many aunts and uncles.
Honoring Chuck’s wishes his body will be cremated and will be interred at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri at a later date once COVID restrictions are lifted and it is safe to have a gathering of family and friends. Services and arrangements are under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com