Linn County News
Published July 18, 2018
Charles “Chuck” Warren Ringey, age 69 of Parker, Kan., died Saturday, July 14, 2018, in his home after a 10-year battle with cancer. Chuck was born Nov. 14, 1948, in Paola, Kan. He was the second of three children born to Charles Wildar and Annabell Mae Ringey.
In 1965 he graduated from West High School in Torrance, Calif. After high school, Chuck enlisted into the United States Army, served in the Vietnam War, was a recipient of the Purple Heart and was a decorated war veteran.
After Chuck was honorably discharged from the Army in 1968, he lived life the way he wanted. He went to Airframe and Powerplant school in California, and then started working for the Northrop Corporation building airplanes. Chuck soon decided to go back to school where he earned his degree in computer science. Years later, Chuck became an auto mechanic. He made this his career until he retired in 2012.
On April 17, 1982, Chuck and his wife Donna were married in Las Vegas, Nev. They made their home in Long Beach, Calif., where they lived for over 30 years. Together the couple had two sons, Charles Wayne and Daniel Warren. Chuck also gained three children, Angela, Amber and John. After retirement, Chuck and Donna moved to Parker, where they have lived for six years.
Chuck was very involved with anything that his family did. He was a dad to all of his sons’ friends and loved by so many. Chuck enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with his best buddy and brother-in-law Cliff Howard. He loved his Green Bay Packers, and watching westerns and war movies. Chuck was a proud family man. His favorite times were spent with his family. He was also a member of the American Legion and VFW of Paola.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Evelyn Kimes.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Donna, of the home; sons Charles Wayne of Parker and Daniel Warren (Chelsey Loya) Ringey of Long Beach, Calif.; stepchildren Angela Bustamante (Joe Williams) of Nevada, John (Gina) Bustamante of California and Amber Bustamante of California; a sister, Alice (Cliff) Howard; brothers-in-law Jay Kimes of Parker and Roger (Sandy) Fidero of California; nine grandchildren, Angel, Chad, Jade, Jacob, Giovanni, Giahnna, Jesse, Daniel and Zach; nephews and nieces, Clifford (Amy) Howard, Eric (Stacy) Kimes, Andrea Kimes, Treasa (Jeff) Weidauer and Nathan (Janna) Howard; along with many great nieces and nephews, and other family and friends.
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