Charles Edward McCrea, age 59, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019, at St. Mary’s of Michigan in Saginaw. He was born on January 8, 1960, in Detroit, the son of the late Edwin Francis and Ethel Marie (Taylor) McCrea. Charles was a lifelong resident of the Vassar area. He was employed at Grede Foundry. Charles enjoyed traveling, fishing and raising a variety of different animals.
Surviving family include his daughter, Christle McCrea; grandchildren: Alexis Bradley, Shawn Bradley and Hailey Clouse; sister, Ann (McCrea) Taylor; siblings: Kelly Kirk, Kris Kirk, Bud Kirk and Tom Kirk; special companion, Corinna Krol and her family, Brandon Devroy, Tasha Krol, Christina Cross and Nichole Cross; a special four-legged friend, Sadie; and many nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his nephew, Louis Kirk. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life was held on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Private burial will take place at Indianfields Township Cemetery in Caro at a later date.