RODMAN, NY — Charles Elmer Valentine, 89, of Rodman and formerly of Skaneateles, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Hospice of Jefferson County, Watertown, NY. At his request there are no services.
Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Inc., Adams, NY.
He was born April 28, 1932, in Syracuse, son of Charles Edward and Beulah (Matison) Valentine. Following his high school graduation he entered the US Army in1953 and was discharged in 1955.
Charles married Patricia Besaw on Sept. 25, 1953. The couple lived in Skaneateles, NY, while he worked at the Carrier Corp. in Syracuse as a supervisor, retiring in 1987 after 35 years. Following his retirement they moved to their current home in Rodman.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; three sons William, Russell (Cathy), John Valentine; two daughters Linda Valentine, Vicki (Dr. Labib) Syed; seven grandchildren, five nieces and nephews, and many very special friends.
He was predeceased by a brother, James Valentine.
Charles wanted mentioned that “his heart aches about those not listed who helped raise me and provided the guidance that followed me throughout my life”.
Condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com