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Charles Edward Geyer, Sr.

October 11, 1924 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 96)

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Charles Edward Geyer (96) peacefully passed away January 5, 2021. He was born October 11, 1924, in Baltimore, Maryland to Henry August Geyer and Margaret Elizabeth Geyer (nee Smith). While in his Junior year at Patterson Park High School, he left to join the army and he was assigned to Battery D. 126th Anti-Aircraft Battalion. After serving in WWII, he returned to Patterson Park High School to graduate with the Class of 1946 with the love of his life, June Rosalie Hoskins. They were married September 14, 1947 and spent a lifetime, 73 years together. Charles would enjoy spending summer and winter vacations with his daughter and her family, creating memories with his grandchildren and great grandchildren as her family grew. Charles and June enjoyed an amazing trip through Europe with their son as they traveled the same routes that Charles traveled during WWII. His son had planned the route from old letters Charles had written to his parents. He was a proud veteran and loved going to the American Legion. In his younger years he helped out the “Drum and Bugle Corp” and more recently would enjoy his time there with his son, an old friend along with his new found friends. Charles loved to follow the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens and was a very devoted fan. He was a  creative woodworker and his family would always look forward to his ornaments and projects every year. He was always thinking of the next invention to solve a problem he encountered. Charles would never turn down a crab feast with a cold beer or a trip to Atlantic City. He was active with the Linover Association and enjoyed helping out his neighbors. Charles cared very deeply for his wife, his family and his country. He is survived by his wife, June Rosalie Geyer (nee Hoskins); Devoted father of Charles (Chuck) Geyer, Jr and his wife Rhonda and Sandra (Sandy) Lynn Hart and her husband, Ken. Loving grandfather of Tricia Geyer Wessler, Chuck Geyer III, Mike Geyer, Christy Hart Williams, Chip Hart and Susan Hart. Dear great grandfather of Abby and Ellie Wessler, Geneva and Layla Geyer, Emily, Grace and Zach Williams, Charlie and Max Hart and Elizabeth Hart Wheeler. He was also loved by Nancy and Bob Sumpter and their daughter, Amanda. Military honors will be presented to Charles for his final place of rest at Gardens of Faith Cemetery. Donations may be made in Lieu of flowers to Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church 7910 Belair Rd., Nottingham, MD 21236 410-665-7300  or to the Baltimore and Ohio Museum’s “Tribute” program (Access through the museum website “Donations/Tribute”. Services Private

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