Charles Leland Mariner, Sr age 82 passed peacefully in his sleep at his Whiteland, Indiana home on October 7, 2020. Charles was born in Chillicothe, Ohio but lived most of his life in Indiana. Charles was a witty renaissance man with a profound love for written word, music, nature, and the stars. Charles was a veteran of the United States Navy and took great pride in his service.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mathias Andrew Mariner. He is survived by his loving wife Jane, his brother Robert Mariner, and his children; Dr. Rebecca Spacke (Jay), Elaine Mariner, Charles L. Mariner Jr. (Libby), Dr. Jennifer Mariner, Philip Mariner (Keri), and Reid Allison (Kelli). Charles had nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Charles also leaves his beloved beagle, Boots.
Memorial contributions may be made to Indy Humane online at https://indyhumane.org/get_involved/donate/
The family will be celebrating his life in private, and Charles will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery, per his request.