Charles Edward Marlatt, Sr. (also known as "Charlie" and "Eddie"), 88, of Newcomerstown, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Union Hospital, Dover.

He is survived by his wife, D. Jean Sweitzer Marlatt, Newcomerstown; and two sons, J.D. (Shannon) Marlatt and J.R. Marlatt, all of Newcomerstown.

Charles was also a World War II Army veteran, serving in the Pacific theatre.

To honor his wishes, cremation of his remains was done in January.

Public memorial services and burial of his ashes will be held this Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Earley's Cemetery, Wheeling Township, Guernsey County.

The Newcomerstown Veterans' Honor Guard will provide military graveside services.

Memorials may be made in Charles' name to an individual's favorite charity.

The Ourant Funeral Home in Newcomerstown is assisting the family with all arrangements.