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Charles Wooten, age 72, of Shelbyville, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, after a battle with cancer.  Charles was born February 14, 1947 in Vest, KY, the son of James and Ora (Dobson) Wooten. He enjoyed riding motorcycle, and spending time with family and friends.  Charles worked hard his entire life.  He was a roofer, a business owner and after he retired from roofing he became a driver for a local company.  Charles was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Lisa Marie (Wooten) Grigsby, His parents, Sister Stella, Brother, David, Brother, John, Sister, Nancy and Nephews, Carlos and  Clifton.  Charles is survived by his former wife, Theresa Wooten, Sisters and brothers:, Buddy (Judy) Wooten, Bobbie Jean (Wilburn) Moss, Clova (Claud) Charles, Lula (Dave) Mathis, Shirley Risner, Estille (Nancy) Wooten, Bessie Wooten, and many nieces and nephews.


 The family will have a Celebration of Life service and luncheon on Saturday, August 31st at 11:00 a.m. at the Martin United Methodist Church, located at 969 E. Allegan Street, Martin, MI  49070.  Pastor Steve Wooten officiating. 


Per his wishes cremation has taken place.   To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Charles’ online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


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  1. Sherry on August 15, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    I am sure you are in Lisa’s arms and she in yours. Take good care of each other until we all meet again. May you rest in peace.

  2. Becky Rowe on August 16, 2019 at 10:11 am

    I cannot remember a time in my life when Charles wasn’t in it. He married my best friend from baby hood. No matter how long it had been, he always gave me a big smile and hug!! He was a good man. We will miss him.

  3. Deb Dyer on August 20, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    May you Rest in Peace

  4. Paul Lehman on August 24, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    He was a good man I use to ride with him yrs ago he was always kind, loving and had a lot of respect

  5. Pam slattery on August 24, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Charlie was a good man . I loved him,he could always make me laugh.

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