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Charles Lindbergh “Lindy” VanDusen

| July 20, 2020

Charles Lindbergh “Lindy” VanDusen, 93, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his home. Having been widowed in March 2015, Lindy can now rest in peace with his beloved wife and son.

He was born in West Lafayette, Ohio on June 14, 1927, the son of the late Benjamin and Leona (Olivetta) VanDusen. He graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1945 and entered the Army in September 1945. He also entered active duty with the Air Force in February 1951, honorably serving his country in both WWII and Korea.

For most of his adult life, he worked around vehicles of some sort. He worked for Glockner Chevrolet, Olinger Oldsmobile, PeteLewis Garage and Clow Corporation; first as a truck driver and retiring as their transportation dispatcher. He then stayed busy for many years as a courier for Jim Jouard Ford. He was a member of the former St. John’s Church and the present Central Christian Church in Coshocton.

On Sept. 21, 1951, he married the late JoAnn (Rager) VanDusen. He is survived by his two sons, Michael (Misty) VanDusen and Mark (Jana) VanDusen both of Coshocton, Ohio; four grandsons, three great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Delores VanDusen and Leona Hicks, his son, Mitchell and his beloved wife of 64 years, JoAnn.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at South Lawn Cemetery. For those who wish, a memorial contribution may be made the Central Christian Church of Coshocton.

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