Cullen Charles Schimmel
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contribution be made to:
  • Ducks Unlimites, Inc.
    One Waterfowl Way
    Memphis, TN 38120
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to:
  • National Rifle Association (NRA) of America
    11250 Waples Mill Road
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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“Chuck's wife Dottie and I were friends from the earlly "70's, working at Champion. We both got married and we all became fast friends. Many ...Read More »
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“I worked for Chuck for many years at R&D in Champion's Design-Drafting Dept., and while we weren't friends outside of work, he was always a hard...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Douglas Black - Toledo, OH

“So sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. Other than a Christmas card we haven' Loved them both.t been in touch lately but we had great times with Chuck...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Lorraine Shook - Toledo, OH

“I too will miss Chuck! . Altough I have never met any of you, I actually know quite a bit about all of you. Chuck took great pride in his family and...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jeffrey Joyner - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Cullen Charles "Chuck" Schimmel, 83, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, January 17, 2013. All services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Mr. Schimmel was born in Toledo, OH on December 13, 1929, a son of the late George and Lelah Schimmel. He graduated from Waite High School, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany. He worked at Champion Spark Plug for over 30 years and retired to Mt. Pleasant in the mid-1980's.

Mr. Schimmel is survived by his children, Mark Schimmel and his wife, Tammy of Oak Harbor, OH, Vicki Jeschke and her husband, John of Oregon, OH, and Patricia Bird and her husband, David of Wolverine, MI; his grandchildren, Scott Schimmel, Stacy Hainer, Tom Tack, Lyndsey Jeschke, David Jeschke, Amy Pendley, and Chris Bird; eight great-grandchildren; and his brother, Gary Schimmel of Huron, OH. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy.

Chuck and Dorothy enjoyed their retirement. They traveled and enjoyed the game of golf. It should be noted that he was a Mason for over 50 years.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Mr. Schimmel's memory to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120, or the National Rifle Association (NRA) of America, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.