Charles E. Lanning

Charles Edward Lanning, age 75, of Newark, Ohio, passed away September 11.2021 at his residence, Newark, Ohio, after a long illness.

Charles was born March 20, 1946 to Hiram and Dawn Lanning. He was a member of the Newark Nazarene Church; retired from Owens Corning in Newark. He loved his family and friends, golfing, music, travelling and his Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club.                   

Surviving are his beloved wife, Jill (Campbell) Lanning; daughters, Annisa (Mick) Roesner, Ashli (Eric) Sams, and Holly (Chad) Parsons; sons, Duane (Cheryl) Lanning, and Todd (Joyce) Hawk; grandchildren, Gunnar, Mady, & Cooper Lanning, Trevor Roesner, Jacob, Brandon & Isaac Hawk, Trevor Thomas, Dawson Mecum, and Dade, Lily & Lincoln Parsons; great-grandchildren, Aryson, Uriah, Chip and Arbor; sister Cheryl Kinnison; sisters-in-law, Connie Hillyer and Nancy Campbell; and many nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law Jeff Kinnison, James Hillyer, and Scott Campbell; and a nephew Joey Whitmore.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, September 17, 2021 at the Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, Ohio with Albert (Chip) Rudin officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery, Murray City, Ohio.

Calling hours were observed 12 Noon to time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

Thank you for the love and support Newark Home Health Care, Hospice of Central Ohio, and friends and neighbors. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.