Charles E. Ness

Charles E. Ness, 87, of Homestead, FL, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Oct. 29, 2017.
Mr. Ness joined the military at 16 and served in both the United States Army and the United States Air Force. He was a veteran of four wars. After retiring from the military, he started working in the pest control business in 1963, serving Miami and Dade counties in Florida.
He was born Jan. 10, 1930, in Huntington. His first marriage was to Vivian Marie Regan, who preceded him in death after 16 years of marriage. He married Susanna Chilson in 1969, and she survives.
Additional survivors include 10 children, 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Calling is Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Palms Woodlawn Funeral Home, Naranja, FL. A burial service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars at