John Charlesworth

John S Charlesworth

Tuesday, February 18th, 1947 Monday, May 4th, 2020

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Obituary for John S Charlesworth

John S. Charlesworth, of Bellbrook, passed away Monday May 4, 2020 at Kettering Medical Center. He was 73. John was born February 18, 1947 in New York, New York to Naomi (Schmucker) and John H. Charlesworth.

John retired from WHIO-TV Channel 7 where he worked as a Broadcast Engineer. He loved working with electronics and computers.

John is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lorna (Routzahn) Charlesworth, daughter Christine "Chrissy" Charlesworth of Bellbrook, and sister Ann Demuth of Chicago.

Graveside services 2:00 pm Wednesday May 6th, 2020 at Miami Cemetery, Corwin. Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home of Bellbrook is honored to handle the services.

Because of COVID-19 and the social distancing that is mandated, we would implore you to send a condolence, plant a tree and share a story or picture about John here on his Online Book of Memories to help comfort the family.

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  • Life Celebration Graveside Service

    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Miami Cemetery
    6379 Corwin Ave
    Waynesville, Ohio
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    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
  • Interment

    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Miami Cemetery
    6379 Corwin Ave.
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    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

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Lynn Brown

Our sympathies to you, Lorna and Chrissy, on the passing of John. He was always good for a wave when we went past the house. His friendliness will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 03:32pm via Condolence

ann demuth

lorna & chrissy may you find comfort in the coming days knowing john i believe looks on you from heaven now. his memory & his love warm your hearts always.
Comment | Posted at 05:50am via Condolence


john ives on i believe w God and the angels now & always in our hearts may this tree grow tall & healthy spreading life in his memory.
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Johnnie Smith

My sincere condolences to Lorna, Chrissy and the Charlesworth Family. I worked with John for more than 30 years at WHIO-TV and found him to be a man of integrity and a wonderful spirit. My prayers are with his family and friends in this difficult season.
Johnnie Smith-Dayton, OH
Comment | Posted at 06:24pm via Condolence

Terry Lafferty

So sorry to hear. We worked together for a short time at WKEF-TV. Prayers for John and Lorna. RIP John.
Comment | Posted at 03:46pm via Condolence

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