Charles Henry Hathcox
1946 - 2019
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Cedar Key native Charles Henry Hathcox, 73, of Graceville, FL, left his earthly world to be with his heavenly family Oct. 26, 2019. He suffered a broken heart after the death of his brother. Charles will be laid to rest in his beloved hometown of Cedar Key. He was a 25 year veteran of the Florida Marine Patrol, after serving his country in the US Coast Guard. He loved football and was an avid Gator fan. He cherished his wife and spending time with his family.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, William A Hathcox Sr. and Hansome Deas and brothers Bill Jr. and "Jumbo".

He is survived by his devoted wife and best friend of 52 years, Jean Marie, of Graceville, FL, daughter Donna Marie (Pete), son William (Tara), daughter Heather "Bear" (Eric) , son Christian, 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, sisters Barbara, Jolene, Helen, Lory, Kathy, Liz, Mary Ann, Bernadette and brothers John, Tom and Bill Moser. Charles is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends.

Charles was laid to rest in his beloved hometown of Cedar Key on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. Graveside at the Cedar Key Cemetery with Rev. Susie Horner officiating. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Knauff Funeral Home Chapel in Chiefland, FL. Pallbearers were William Hathcox, Christian Hathcox, Michael Hathcox, Eric Ellwood, Pete Schichtel and Nick Schichtel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland, FL (352)493-4777 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie, 4194 Cedar Key.

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Published in Washington County News from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6, 2019.
11:00 - 12:00 PM
Graveside service
01:00 PM
Cedar Key Cemetery
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November 3, 2019
The family has been, and will continue to be, in my thoughts and prayers.
Kara Ray
November 1, 2019
October 30, 2019
My heart aches as I say so long until we meet again, someday on the other side of the rainbow. I will never forget the good times shared and the beautiful family that you created. May the wings of your angels, swiftly take you to your final resting place.
Kathy Williams
October 30, 2019
While I was only blessed to meet Mr. Charles once I truly know that he was a wonderful man, my heart felt condolences go out to all of his family. While gone from this world his presence will be forever felt by all who loved him.
Donna Steineke
October 29, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
October 28, 2019
So sorry for your loss in such a short time..may God be with you
Cathryn Bradley
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