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Charles Martin RudolphFebruary 16, 1935 ~ April 5, 2017 (age 82)
Cannelton, Indiana -
Charles M. Rudolph, 82, passed away April 5, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Charlie was born in Perry County, Indiana on February 16, 1935, son of the late Martin Rudolph and Mary (Pyle) Middleton. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ollie (Taylor) Rudolph in 2012, a sister, Margaret Rudolph, brothers, Ben and Don Rudolph and a grandson-in-law, Matt Moore.
Charlie was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. and retired from Alcoa where he was a machinist. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, William Tell Senior Citizens, Troy Senior Citizens and Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142. He enjoyed playing euchre, poker and bingo. Charlie loved to visit with people and socialize.
Surviving are his children and their families, Bill Rudolph, DMD (Dianne, DMD), Peter Rudolph, MD, Ellen Jarvis, DMD(Ronnie), Allie and Preston, Marilyn Rhodes (Melvin “Mouse”), Molly Hall, Lena (Jeremie) Jackson and Parker, Zachary Criss (Maggie) Sophia, Emma, Caleb, Kenzi and Colton, Wesley Criss (Marissa), Bayleigh, Alexus, Braxton, Chloe, Mathew, Ella, Charlee and Braelee, Mitchell Hall, Mari Hinton (James “Hemi”), Jaimi Deel (Chris) Braelynn and Marcus Hinton, Lucy Goffinet (Adam) and Asher, Mel Rudolph (Valerie), Aaron Rudolph (Pam) Zach, Colton, Alyssa and Treven, Benjamin Rudolph (Kimberly), Nathaniel and Kaileen, Cynthia Kaiser (Michael) Avaiah, Landon and Maddie, David Rudolph (Tara), Clive and Ellory, Charlena Williams (Marty), Charlie Davis (Sherrie), Dillion ( Jeri) Addyson, Ashlynn and Brooklynn, Derek, Dakota, Carson, Kinleigh, Ashley Hoover (Ben), Jason Williams (Brittany), Makenize, Nettie Boeglin (Danny), Lance and Naomi, Noel Rudolph (Regina), Travis Rudolph (Tara) , Stephanie Miller (Timmy), Austin and Wyatt , Mary Roach (Jason), James Earl and Catherine, Jennifer Rudolph, Bethany Kennedy (Luke), Levi and Tyler Rudolph, Loel Rudolph (Patty), Jamie Zwiefel (Aaron) and Amelia, Travis Cavazon (Angel), Carly and Callie, Nicholas Parrott (Michelle), Lidia, Allie Roach, Don Rudolph (Barb), Mary Beth Lane (Jason), Taryn and Braxton, Laura Purcell (Michael) Thea, Diana Lain (Norman, Jr.), Kenny Lain, Jeanie Lain, Jakobe and Addilynn, Nick Lain (Jillian), Mary Lain (Elijah), Jackie DuPont, Burke, Autumn, Taylor and Summer DuPont, Margaret Anastasiades (Matthew) Kendra, Kylie and Kaden, Mallory DuPont and Oliver Mogan, Ethan DuPont (Felicia) and Elliona, Manette VanWinkle (Danny), John, Kelly and Rick VanWinkle; sisters, Ruth Ann Goodman, Wanda Stephens (Sonny) and Ethel Marie Smith (Paul); sister-in-laws, Sally Rudolph and Rosie Rudolph and his companion, Regina Walker.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, O.S.B. and Rev. Sengole Thomas G. will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, with military rites. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-7:00 PM and on Saturday from 8:30-9:30 AM at Huber Funeral Home, Cannelton Chapel. There will be a rosary at 7:00 PM on Friday evening.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Cemetery or Hospice of Western Kentucky.