Charles William Hazelwood, 79, of Batesville passed away in his home on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The son of William and Goldie (nee: Gadd) Hazelwood was born on February 2, 1939 in Big Hill, KY. He moved to Batesville, IN when he was 12 year old.
He is survived by his wife, Jo Anne (nee: Bohman-Meyer) Hazelwood; children, Charles Jr. (Katie) Hazelwood, Charlotte (Jacques) Lussier, Margie (Rod) Richardson, Keith (Ann) Hazelwood, Christine Hazelwood (Dennis Murphy Jr.); step-children, the late Theresa (Ken) Gole, Pamela (Phil) Ryan, Thomas Meyer, Sandra (James) Dickey, Lori (Mike) Siefert, Scott (Bev) Meyer and Kristina (Mark) Litzinger; 11 grandchildren and 2 great granchildren (with 2 on the way); plus 19 step grandchildren, 5 great step grandchildren (with 1 on the way); in addition to his brother Carl (Bertha) Hazelwood, sister Janet (Winston) Holt and half-sister Willa.
Charles retired after driving for Batesville Casket Company for 37 years. He was a member of the Batesville FOE Aerie #1130 and a longtime member of Tri-County Coon Hunters Assoc. Charles was an outdoorsman, who enjoyed spending time fishing and camping. The avid shooter, held various state awards in IN, MO, KY and OH for his competitive shooting. Charles could be found many mornings at the Hobo Hut “Table of Knowledge” chatting with friends and neighbors. Most of all he loved being around his family, who will dearly miss him along with his trusty dog, Rudy.