Charles Edwin Dacke
September 2, 1937 - November 30, 2018
Charles Edwin Dacke, 81, of Lolita, TX passed away at his home on November 30, 2018.
"Charlie" to his friends, was born September 2, 1937 to Elmer Bruce Dacke and Annie Frances Burford Dacke in West Columbia, TX.
Charlie is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 52 years, Peggy Carol Huff Dacke; brothers, Harold, Bruce, Wayne and Leslie; sisters, Montie and Annabelle; and sons, Casey Charles and Kent Mitchell.
He is survived by a sister, Joyce Dacke; sons, David Gary and Steven Dwayne; five granddaughters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charles was a retired welder and still enjoyed welding projects, gardening, restoring Farmall tractors and fishing, especially catfishing. Some of his fondest memories were with his family "caravanning: across the state and country with their travel trailers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial contribution be made to Prostate Cancer Research Institute at: www.secure.pcri.org to make a donation on line in honor of Charles Dacke.
There was a visitation on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5 pm. to 7 p.m. at Slavik-Edna Funeral Home Chapel.
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Red Bluff Cemetery in Lolita, TX.
Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik Funeral Home, 209 N. Allen St., Edna, TX 77957; 361-782-2152.