Charles D. Ferrell, Jr., passed away at home in Newfield on March 25, 2013, at the age of 81.
Born December 25, 1931, in Sonestown, PA, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Elizabeth Ferrell, Sr. After graduation from High School, Charlie proudly served in the US Air Force from 1950-1954. A resident of Newfield since 1960, Charlie was a dedicated employee for 39 years at Morse Chain in Ithaca.
In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by a son, Michael C. Ferrell, and a sister, Shirley Ferrell Marcy.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara H. Mattson Ferrell; son, Gary Eggleston (Jackie); daughters, Susan Ferrell, Kimberly Burling (Michael), and Jennifer Rumsey (Elery); three grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Charlesâ memory to Hospicare, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.
At the behest of the family, no calling hours are scheduled. Spring interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfield, will be private.
Lansing Funeral Home is assisting the family.