Charles Grant Lenker, Jr. of Ooltewah, 67, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at his home. He was married to Sharon Lenker, who just previously passed on March 6; the love of his life for 47 years. He retired after 48 years with the United States postal service, after servicing several surrounding cities and counties. Charles was a former member of the Goodnewsmen gospel group. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather that loved his family deeply.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Brannock Lenker; father, Charles Grant Lenker, Sr.; and mother, Marilyn Joy Phillips Lenker.
He leaves behind his daughter, Heidi Quinn (Johnny); son, Jason Lenker; grandchildren, Noah Lenker, Colin Lenker, Natalya Quinn, Jacquelyn Lenker and Nickolas Quinn; brothers, Stephen P. Lenker, Sr. andTheodore A. Lenker; and sister, Cynthia S. Lenker Fratecelli.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home, with Pastor David Reynolds officiating and Minister Sherri Myers.
Gathering of family and friends will be prior to the service from 3-6 p.m.
Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.