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Obituary for Charles R. DeVries

DeVries, Charles R.
Bradenton, FL formerly of Middleville, Michigan

Charles R. DeVries, age 80, passed away with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Charles was born on June 28, 1940 in Allegan, Michigan, the son of Garrett and Emma (Dykema) DeVries. Charles was a longtime resident of the Middeville, Michigan community where he was involved in the local tractor club and coaching youth sports. He and his wife, Letha enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years, before moving there full time in 2012. In Bradenton, Florida, Charles stayed active playing shuffleboard. Charles is survived by his loving wife, Letha (Walma) DeVries of Bradenton, Florida; sons: Dennis (Renee) DeVries and Douglas DeVries of Wayland, Michigan; daughter, Denise (Daryl) Miles of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; sister, Mary Ann Schultz of Caledonia, Michigan; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; brother: John DeVries, Hank DeVries, and Jack DeVries; and brother in law, Bob Schultz. Memorial contributions to Harvey Memorial Community Church, 300 Church St N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217 will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Charles’s family.