Charles Louis Fedro

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Charles Louis Fedro, 82, of China Spring went to be with the Lord Friday, October 13, 2023.

Visitation: 6 – 8PM Wednesday, October 18 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 1PM Thursday, October 19 at Northside Church of Christ 2500 Parrish St., Waco, Texas 76705. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Charlie was born on April 18, 1941, in McLennan County. Born to Mortimer “Pat” Hadley and Bennie Fedro. He had a younger brother, James “Buddy” Fedro. Charlie was three years old when he lost his father as a casualty of WWII. His brother, Buddy heroically lost in Vietnam. Pat later married Johnny Marek and had Gary “Hank” Marek. Charlie was raised in Axtell and attended Axtell schools. He graduated from Axtell High School in 1959. He was active in all sports, excelling in pole vaulting. He attended drafting design at Navarro College. Charlie married his high school sweetheart, Darla Faye Watkins, August 19, 1960, at the age of 19. They raised four beautiful children. He enjoyed family, home cooked meals, camping, hunting and riding motorcycles. His mechanical career in Heating and Air conditioning led him to pursue a successful business in 1980 spanning 42 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Bennie Fedro and Mortimer “Pat” Hadley; stepfather, Johnny Marek; brothers, James “Buddy” Fedro and Gary Marek; son, Michael Fedro; great-granddaughter, Athena Barrett; and loving wife of 63 years, Darla Fedro.

He is survived by his children, Charlotte Fedro, Tim Fedro and wife Shelly, Ronnie Fedro and wife Melissa; grandchildren, Kristin Fedro, Brady Fedro, Evan Fedro, Casey Fedro, Kandace Barrett, and Kalyn Fedro; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Oliva, Madeline, Ash, Lexi, Jordan, Kylie, Kaleb, and Jamie.

He was a wonderful father and a loving and selfless man, who will be missed by all. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Northside Church of Christ in Bellmead, Texas.


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  1. Missy (Warren) Benner

    So sorry to hear this 💔
    Prayers Sent to the family and friends 🙏🏼
    Mr. Fedro was a super sweet man and will be missed 💔🙏🏼

  2. Carol Wilson Horton

    I’m so sorry for your loss🙏🙏
    Your family will be in my prayer

  3. Brian K Bankston

    My condolences to the Fedro family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Larry Carpenter

    Condolences and prayers for all!

  5. Sharon Erwin McNary

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family at the passing of your Patriarch. Praying God will hold you close in his loving arms and provide peace knowing Charles is in heaven. He took car of my Mom’s ac/heat unit for many years, and later in life mine and my daughters. Sharon McNary

  6. I my goodness. Continued prayers. I am so sorry to hear this. Bless each of your famiky.

  7. Mark & Gerri LeBlanc

    So very sorry for your loss praying for him an the family. May he rest in peace.

  8. Robin Witt and Family

    I am so sorry for you loses this year. I intended to com tonight but I am really feeling bad. None of you need to be exposed and maybe get something. I will always remember the friendships we shared. May God bless you with memories and love. We love you all. The Witt family. Robin, Lacy, Gina & Ricky

  9. So very sorry for your loss. Charlie was such a dedicated man and always dependable. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Kelly Ferguson

  10. Pat and Joy McHargue

    Our deepest sympathy for you in the loss of your father. Praying for comfort and peace in the days ahead.

  11. My dear friend Charlotte I was sorry to hear about your Dad, your mom and dad were very kind loving people.
    You and your family are in my prayers.

  12. Brenda Montgomery

    My deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your family… Praying for the family.

  13. Ray and Millie Read

    Ray and I are so sorry for your loss. Your dad did work for us for over 30 years. He was a great man, business man and a friend. We have missed him the past several years. Know he is with his Father now.
    Prayers for you all!

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