Charles Ray Bleeker, 70, of Kemp passed away Oct. 8, 2021, at his home.
Charles was born Sept. 19, 1951, in Temple to the late Banks and Alta Bleeker. He was raised in Dallas and lived with his family in Kemp the last 35 years.
Charles and his beloved wife Della shared 49 years together. He raised his children and adopted his other three children and loved them unconditionally. He could love them deeply but was not known as a good babysitter at nap time he would be the one napping not the kids.
Charles was self-employed as a truck driver and retired in 2016. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Bill Bleeker, Robert Bleeker and Billy Bleeker, sisters Hazel Ansley and Marie Mays, daughter Bennica Rae Bleeker and grandson Aaidyn Brock.
He is survived by his wife Della Bleeker of the home, sons David Bozman and Eric Brock, daughters Kathy Bleeker, Makis Brock, Julie Gragowski and husband John and Kesha Williams and husband Ricky, brothers Brad Bleeker and Bruce Bleeker, sisters Alice Woods and Bonnie Adams, grandchildren Amber, Ashlyn, Alysa, Keda, Ann, Martha, Kamren, Klayton, Rylan, Rayson, Ryder, Kaley, Kylan, Ryleigh, Alex and Jaxon and great-grandchildren Adyson, Karisma, Sebastian and Rayleigh.
Memorial services were held Oct. 11, 2021, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at allanfullerfuneralhome.com.