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1952 Charles 2022

Charles Francis Mears, Iii

August 9, 1952 — November 18, 2022

Charles Francis Mears, III, 70, of Augusta, GA peacefully passed away on November 18, 2022 surrounded by his family.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Westover Memorial Park.

Charles is survived by his daughters, Alicia Mears of Appling, GA and Kimberly Blackstone (Josh) of Waynesboro, GA; his grandchildren, Dawson Los, Kelly Nicole Gay, Madison Mitchell, Marley Mitchell and Aniston Blackstone; great-grandchildren, Peyton Benton and CJ Benton; sisters, Christa Eremito (Tommy) and Cheri Yaeger (Ted); his aunt, Billie Easler Key; his uncle, Frank Mears and by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Francis Mears, Jr. and Frances Lever Mears; and his brother, Calvin Joseph Mears.

Charles is a retired- life member of Local 150 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union of Augusta, GA. He was also a certified Pipefitter-Welder Instructor and a Certified Welding Inspector, which allowed him to travel all over sharing his vast knowledge with many men and women in the Pipefitter Unions industry. Charles was also a member of the Freemasons-Valley of Augusta Scottish Rite location and was a licensed real estate agent for many years. He was an avid golfer, gun enthusiast, a lover of all things pertaining to history and a hobbyist at heart.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Pruitt Hospice of Augusta and Dr. Luther Thomas, III of Augusta.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening, November 25, 2022 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, November 25, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Platt's Funeral Home - Augusta Location

721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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