Charles Applegate

Obituary of Charles L. Applegate

 

 

 

 

Charles L. Applegate
April 22, 1940 to July 23, 2019

Charles L. Applegate, of DeLand, FL went to be with his beloved Marilyne on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. He leaves behind to cherish his memory: five sons - Brian, Kenneth, Terry, Anthony, and Charles and one daughter, Elizabeth Heimall of Orlando; first wife, Donna; grandchildren – Ashley Hakojarvi, Christopher Applegate, Amanda Flowers, Brittney Applegate, Charles R. Applegate, Matthew Applegate, Kelsey Applegate, Shannyn Applegate, Zakkary Applegate, Kaleigh Judd, Christina Laudati, and Brandie Clements; and great-grandchildren - Adrian Applegate, Leland Hakojarvi, Brooke Applegate, Easton Applegate, Reagan Flowers, Kaiya Applegate, Azreal Applegate, Delilah Applegate, and Marilyne Eckersen. He also leaves his brother, H.R. (Dink) Applegate, sisters Lola Johnston, Bertha Evans, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his second wife Marilyne and son Neal, his parents Lloyd and Hester Applegate, and five brothers. His life was also shared by close friend, Heidi Baker.

Charles was a country boy raised on a farm in Lewis County Kentucky.  He was sixth child of nine.  Over his long life he opened several businesses ranging from food services to trucking.  One of his greatest achievements was raising seven wonderful children.  From the seven children he became a loving and supportive grandfather and then a great grandfather.  He was raised a Christian he carried those beliefs with him his whole life and instilled them into his children.

In his later years he served as a deacon for his church, and supported the church in many other ways. 

We Will All Love and Miss You Until We Are Together Again.

 Viewing will be held on Friday, July 26 at Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  Services will be Saturday at 11:00am at the Open Door Christian Church of DeLand with viewing from 10:00am until service time at the church.

Flowers are accepted or requests are for donations to be made to the Open Door Christian Church, 1700 South Clara Ave., DeLand, FL 32724 in his memory

 

                                                                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Friday
26
July

Visitation of Friends

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 26, 2019
Lankford Funeral Home & Crematory
220 E New York Avenue
DeLand, Florida, United States
(386) 734-2244
Saturday
27
July

Viewing

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Open Door Christian Church
South Clara Avenue
DeLand, Florida, United States
Saturday
27
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Open Door Christian Church
South Clara Avenue
DeLand, Florida, United States
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