Charles Andrew Coles Jr.

Charles Andrew Coles Jr., of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Dundalk, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, in Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. A United States Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired steel worker with Bethlehem Steel.

Coles was preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Eva Whitehead Coles Sr. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bernadine F. Coles; two sons, Charles A. Coles III and his wife, Diane, and Bryan R. Coles and his wife, Deneane; a daughter, Sharon M. Young and her husband, Bob; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A service and burial will be private.