Emory Charles CheekNovember 23, 1939 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 78)
Emory Charles Cheek, 78, passed away Friday December 1, 2017 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute with his family by his side. He was born in Seelyville, Indiana on November 23, 1939 to the late Clyde and Ruth (Rader) Cheek. Charles graduated from Van Buren High School in 1958, and married Margaret “Peggy” Allen on May 29, 1959. He worked in Assembly at Allison’s Transmission.
Charles enjoyed caring for his vehicles, mowing his lawn, walking, watching westerns, fishing, but mostly spending time with friends and family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Cheek; Brother, Clyde D. Cheek, Jr.; as well as his mother and father in-law, Forest and Winifred Allen.
Son: Mike Cheek, Brazil, Indiana
Daughters: Becky (Bret) Johnson, Brazil, Indiana
Brenda Perkins, Brazil, Indiana
Beth (Mike) Beasley, Brazil, Indiana
Brother: Donald L. (Betty) Cheek, Pass Christian, Mississippi
Sister-in-Law: Carol Cheek, Bella Vista, Arkansas
Special Friend: Sandy Atkinson, Knightsville, Indiana
Grandchildren: Bowie (Jenna) Johnson
Bradi (Eric) Oberholtzer
Brittney (David) Hill
Ryan (Emily) Beasley
Great-Grandchildren: Gracie and Mayven Oberholtzer
Several Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family members
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with burial to follow at Calcutta Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Monday, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. and Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.