Charles R. “’Chuck” Giddings


Charles R. “’Chuck” Giddings, 79, Arcadia, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. He was born on September 13, 1937, in Noblesville, Indiana to Cecil and Esther Giddings.

Chuck is survived by two children, Rich Giddings of Arcadia and Lori (Richard) Gray of Brooksville, Fla; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Cecil (Janet) Giddings of Noblesville; and two sisters, Patty Ann (husband, Harry) Vandiver of Elwood and Rosemary (husband, Bobby) Soulet of Slidell, La..

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife,Orabelle (Wells); a daughter, Patty Giddings-Waugh; and a brother, Bobby Joe Giddings.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, April 21, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 Main North St, Lapel. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 21, at the funeral home, with Rev. Timothy Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.