We all miss you, but we are consoled by memories of our time together and the positive impact you had on every life you touched.
On our Tribute site, we'll share pictures and memories and do our best to keep the best part of you alive.
Reflections and Eulogies
Charles L Ellsworth
Charles L. Ellsworth born 7-21-35 to Alice and Dwayne Ellsworth since deceased, was raised in Olympia. He passed away
peacefully in his sleep on January 16th, 2006 after a long battle with illnesses. Charlie was a strong and courageous man.
A devoted husband and a loving father and grandfather, Charlie loved family. Charlie was a longshoreman for 40 years and worked
on the waters in Willapa Bay area of Raymond, South Bend, Bay Center, Olympia and Tacoma. He was a Shriner and a Masonic;
U.S. Army, Korean-era Veteran. He loved the waters of Alaska, Washington and the Oregon coast. He loved family, friends,
and he loved life. At Charlie's request there will be no services, memorial to follow.
Survived by Joy Ellsworth his wife, and five children: daughters Kim Foster (married to Bobby) of Shelton, Lietta Ruger
(married to Arthur) of Bay Center, Julie French (married to Don) of Tacoma, Denitta Ortiz (married to Alfred) of Tacoma and
son Sam Wagner of Florida. He had 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
link to Obituary and Legacy Guest Book; Tacoma News Tribune
link to Obituary in Daily Olympian newspaper
Gifts and Donations
Cards can be sent to Joy's address. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Shriners in Charlie's name.