Charles M. Colclazier, 91 years, resident of Greenfield passed away Friday evening June 3, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, Greenfield. He was born April 17, 1925, in Greenfield, to the late Jacob L. and Sinda J. (Grigsby) Colclazier.
Charles graduated from Westland High School, served in the Army from 1943 until 1946, was a machinist for Naval Avionics, Indianapolis and was a self-employed farmer. He was a muzzle loader enthusiast, was a member of the Friendship Indiana Muzzle Loader Association, enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his son, David (Linda) Colclazier of Greenfield; daughter, Shirley Riegle of Anderson; ten grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above; wife, Wilma (Moss) Colclazier; son, Doug Colclazier; daughters, Janice Mosley, Sandra Inman; brother, Ralph Colclazier; and grandson, Joseph Grandison.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday June 7, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 W. Main St., Greenfield IN 46140. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the funeral home with military graveside rites provided by the Greenfield Veteran Honor Guard and burial to follow at Concord Cemetery, Shelby County, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be sent in Charles’s memory; Greenfield Veteran Honor Guard, c/o Robert Workman, 1104 Grayson Dr., Greenfield, IN 46140.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at stillingerfamily.com