In loving memory of

Charles Ralph France
June 18, 1936 - August 9, 2022

Charles Ralph France, on August 9, 2022, of Voorhees; formerly of Boonville, Indiana. Age 86.

Beloved husband of Gloria France (nee Oelenschlager) for 59 years. Devoted father of Donna Davis (Tom), Susan Blocker (Dave) and Cheryl Console (Rick). Loving grandfather of Ricky, Allison, Ryan and Grace. Dear brother of the late Donald France and Janet Smith.

Charles proudly served in the US Airforce as an aircraft mechanic. He grew up on a farm and enjoyed gardening and remodeling homes. Charles loved being in his workshop and working with wood. He was always a handy-man, fixing anything. Charles worked as a mechanic for the Philadelphia Inquirer and as a warehouse manager for a chemical company. He enjoyed John Wayne movies, westerns and country music. Charles loved and cherished his grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Thursday, August 11, 2022 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE.

Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home.

Interment Locustwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Cherry Hill.


Sue wrote on Oct 22, 2022:

"Daddy it has been a very hard day without you. I?m really missing you, can?t believe your gone. This feels like a bad nightmare and I Can?t wake up from it. Remember I love you more??"

Susan Blocker wrote on Sep 15, 2022:

"Daddy I?m missing you so much I just need you back my heart is broken I talk to you everyday. Love you forever. Susie??"

Susan Blocker wrote on Sep 9, 2022:

"I lost you 1 month ago and my heart hasn?t stopped hurting. I miss you so much I can?t believe you are really gone. I love you forever Susie"

Susan wrote on Aug 25, 2022:

"??missing you so much Daddy my heart hurts so much. Love Susie"

Susan wrote on Aug 20, 2022:

"I?m lighting this candle for you. Daddy I miss you so much my heart is so broken I think of you 24 hrs a day I just want you back.?? love susie"

Susan Blocker wrote on Aug 14, 2022:

"Daddy I?m still so heartbroken miss you so much. I really need a big hug from you, and your voice telling me hey hun it?s going to be okay. You always made me feel so safe. I?m so lost without you?. I don?t ever think it will be easy. You are in my heart forever. Love you forever and forever. Susie"

Susan Blocker wrote on Aug 12, 2022:

"Daddy I can?t stop thinking of you, my heart is so broken. Your funeral was so hard but beautiful you would have been so proud of your grandchildren they all said beautiful things. You were definitely loved and what a legacy you left the values and the love you gave us will be with all of us forever. The special memories and there so many will stay in our hearts. I love you so much I was blessed to have you as my father. Love Susie"