Clyde – Charles Fredrick Bonham, 86, died peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2022, at Haywood Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Frank and Ruby Pressley Bonham. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Johnnie Bonham.
Charles retired from Champion International in 1998 as a machine operator. He was a loving husband and father and a master wood worker. Their home is full of beautiful furniture he made. Charles was a United States Air Force veteran where he served honorably for four years.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Roberta King Bonham; two daughters, Sharon Souers (Phil) of Debary, Florida and Cindy Noland of Midland, Georgia; two loving granddaughters, Taylor and Sierra Noland; two sisters, Judy Hipps (John) and Jan Davis (Kevin) all of Canton; three brothers, Doug Bonham (Linda) of St. Joseph, Michigan, Mike Bonham (Jean) of Walhalla, South Carolina and David Bonham of Canton; and a sister-in-law, Pauline Bonham, of Candler.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.
The care of Mr. Bonham has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com