Charles E. Dike, 76, of Dale, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery, Ferdinand. He was born March 27, 1943 in Boonville, to the late Marvin and Wilma Dike. He married Patricia P. Nord on September 11, 1965.
Charles grew up on the family farm north of Dale and graduated from Dale High School in 1962. After graduation, Charles served in the National Guard, worked at Schum Monuments and was a machinist at the former North American Products in Jasper. In 1976, he opened and operated Dike Auto Service in Dale until his stroke in June, 2019. Charles had a passion for working on cars and enjoyed farming.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 34 years, Patricia, in 1999; and a sister, Sharon Weitkamp in 2019.
He is survived by his son, Jeff Dike of Dale, and daughter, Marsha Dimmett, of Newburgh. Also surviving are sisters Darlene (Steve) Hubster of Huntingburg, Linda (Dennie) Lancioni of Holland, MI and nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, February 13, from 3-7 p.m. CT at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Dale.
A Mass of Christian burial for Charles Dike is planned for Friday, February 14 at 10 a.m. CT at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Fuller Funeral Home is handling arrangements. www.fullersfh.com.
A Mass of Christian burial for Charles Dike was held Friday, February 14, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dale with burial in the church cemetery.
Fuller Funeral Home handled arrangements. www.fullersfh.com.