|Michael "Cheez" Charles|
|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1987|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2011|
Michael "Cheez" Charles, 24, of Shiprock, passed from this life on Thursday, July 28, 2011. He was born Feb. 19,1987, to Jones B. Charles and Betty J. Nakai.
He attended school in Shiprock. He was employed at the Shiprock Burger King.
He had a passion for raising livestock which led him to train horses, herd sheep and rescue dogs.
He is following in the Heavenly footprints of his Nali' John Charles Sr.; Chei' Joe R. Wilson; grandmothers, Lena M. Wilson and Lucy Harrison; and his uncles, Casey Sanders and Jonathan Charles.
He is survived by his only son, Jesse George; his parents, Jones and Betty; brothers, Jeremiah "Meleo" Charles, Chebon Wilson, Marcus and Zack Nakai; his Nali' Lady, Elsie Charles; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews.
His smiles, humor and helping hand will be greatly missed.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Shiprock Catholic Church.
He will be laid to rest at the Family Cemetery in Black House Mesa.
A reception will follow at the Charles residence in Shiprock.
Arrangements are with Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock, North U.S. Hwy. 491, (505) 368-4607.
Published in Farmington Daily Times on July 31, 2011
Black House Mesa Cemetery
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74211977