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Charles Edwin Dacke, 81 of Lolita, TX passed away at his home on November 30, 2018. "Charlie" to his friends, was born September 2, 1937 to Elmer Bruce Dacke and Annie Frances Buford Dacke in West Columbia, TX. Charlie is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 52 years; Peggy Carol Huff Dacke, brothers; Harold, Bruce, Wayne, and Leslie, sisters; Montie and Annabelle, and sons Casey Charles and Kent Mitchell. He is survived by a sister; Joyce Dacke, and sons; David Gary and Steven Dwayne, six granddaughters, and numerous nieces and nephews. Charles was a retired welder and still enjoyed welding projects, gardening, restoring Farmall tractors, and fishing, especially catfishing. Some of his fondest memories were with his family "caravanning" across the state and country with their travel trailers.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that a memorial contribution be made to Prostate Cancer Research Institute at www.secure.pcri.org to make a donation online in honor of Charles Dacke. There will be a visitation on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:pm to 7:pm at Slavik~Edna Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:am, Graveside at Red Bluff Cemetery in Lolita. Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik~Edna Funeral Home, 209 N. Allen Street, Edna, TX 77957 361-782-2152.