Charles’ life began June 13, 1955 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was a life time area resident and worked for the Watervliet Paper Mill then Chardon Rubber until they closed. After Chardon closed he worked as a self-employed carpenter. Charles will be remembered as The King of Yard Sales and for his love of the outdoors be it boating, swimming, camping, driving his corvette, or hosting bonfires, cookouts and fish fries.
His greatest joy was spending time with his loving family which includes: his two sons Cody Scherer of Watervliet and Nick (Olivia) Scherer of Berrien Springs; three siblings Deb Scherer of Florida, Rich (Marchelle) Scherer of Kentucky, and Nancy (Greg) Robinson of Coloma; his niece and goddaughter Michelanne Shane; his step-mom Edith Marlin of Florida; and his dog Molly.
Charles died Thursday, September 19, at his home. His parents Charles “Chuck” Scherer and Jean (Silhanek) Scherer precede him in death. A memorial service celebrating Charles’ life will be held Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 AM at Plymouth Congregational Church in Watervliet. Hutchins Funeral Home is assisting Charles’ family with arrangements and you may leave a message of comfort for his family.
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