Charles Henry Cribb
Born in Horry County, South Carolina on October 20, 1932, the son of the late Joseph Cribb and the late Josie McPherson Cribb, Charles died peacefully and entered into God's kingdom at his residence in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 29, 2019, at the age of 86 years. He was the devoted and loving husband for 65 years of Nona Cribb, his "honey bunny", prior to her passing in 2016. Charles is survived by his dear children, Rose Ann Santiago and Henry Dean (the late Debra) Cribb. He is further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 1 brother, and many other relatives and friends.
Both Charles and Nona worked for many years at Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Charles specifically as a forklift operator, prior to retirement. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Charles was a truly likeable man with a special wit and he made friends with everyone that he met.
Visitation will be held for Charles on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, from 10:00 AM until the time of services at 12:00 Noon, all at Jelacic Funeral Home, Inc., 5639 West Hampton Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53218, Chaplain John Hughes presiding. Burial with military honors will follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No flowers please; memorials to the family would be appreciated.
"I will miss you daddy but now you're at peace with your honey in heaven." - Rose