Charles “Charlie” Ralph Staker, born March 2, 1948, died at home of natural causes on Sunday, July 14, 2019. He is survived by 1 sister and 3 brothers. Glendona (Charles) Hermansen, Gordon R. ( Beverly) Staker, Robert W. (Sheila) Staker, and Ed (Sara) Staker. He was preceded in death by his parents Gordon and Glenda Staker.
Charlie was born in Mt. Pleasant and graduated from North Sanpete High School. He loved all sports and excelled in football, basketball, baseball, and tennis in high school. Everyone loved Charlie. He went on to play baseball at Snow College before serving a 2 1/2 year mission to Uruguay for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a straight A student in high school and was a graduation speaker. He also played the trumpet in the band. He loved to fish, hunt, and play summer softball.
Charlie was the outstanding chemistry student at Snow College his freshman year. He worked a wide variety of jobs and in spite of his many challenges he remained fiercely independent to the end. We love you Charlie.
Graveside services will be held Saturday July 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery with a viewing at 12:00 noon at the cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com