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“Family, we offer our deepest condolence for your loss. As you allow the cherished memories of Charles to live on in your hearts and rely on the...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Jenkins Family - NJ

“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of a great friend, machinist, blacksmith and business partner. There is a deep void left that cannot...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: David Kayne - Candler, NC

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of such a great friend, machinist and blacksmith. There will be a great void that cannot be filled. Blessings to...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: David Kayne - Candler, NC

“Mr. Dover & Daughters, I'm sorry to hear about Chuck passing away. As you know I thought a lot of Ed & Chuck.. I'm realizing how hard it is to send a...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Albert E. Leonard - DE - Teacher

“Chuck will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathy to family and friends. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Michael Beisser - West Chester, PA

“Janet, Nina and Sonya. Our prayers are with you always, but especially thru this trying time. I believe that Chuck will still be with you in spirit....Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Uncle Paul & Aunt Jennie Renard - DE

“May the lord reach down and wrap his loving comforting Arms around this family during This time of grief and sorrow..he was a quiteMan, but when he...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Sherry Casey - Rehoboth bch, DE

“Dearest Janet and Family, I am so very very sorry for your loss. I am praying for you. Janet as long as I live I will remember you knocking at my...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Carol O'Hanlon-Boulden - DE

“I am so sorry that Chuck has passed away. I have known him and this family for many years, and my heart aches for them during this difficult time....Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl Nemtuda - Wilmington, DE

“Nina, so sorry for your loss... we cannot express how sorry we were to hear of the passing... know we are thinking of u and praying for you at...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: faith bond - bethlehem, PA

“May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Please remember that you are all not alone. We are always here for you! Love all of...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Trisha Bill Mackintosh - Wilm, DE

“Praying for comfort and blessings for you Janet and all of your family. I am a friend of your sister Ella. Our church has been praying for you and...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Joyce McColl - Fayetteville

“Janet,nina,and sonya, and the rest of the Dover family I am praying for you all. Remembering the good times and never forgetting. May God be with...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Ella Kelly - Tucson, AZ - Sister

“My sincere condolences to you and family Janet. You are in my thoughts and prayer. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Buelah Walden - Newark, DE

“My deepest sympathy goes out to Brenda and your family.Joanne ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart breaks for you Janet and your girls. Special thoughts and hugs to you. Gob bless. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Leamy

“Thoughts and prayers to Janet, Sonya and Nina....and their families....so sorry for loss...Chuck will be missed but not forgotten...the Blackmons ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: kim blackmon - marianna, FL

“My deepest sympathy to Janet and her family. My you feel comforted by your memories together. Thinking and praying for you . ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Diane Quigley - North Haven, CT

“Thinking of you all in this time. May you find peace in the memories you made together.Steve and Tammy ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Tammy Kay - Claymont, DE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dover family. Chuckie had worked for my husband at Holly Oak Service Center in his teen years. We spent ...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: A friend


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Charles "Chuck" Roy Dover, age 55, of Claymont, DE died on Tuesday May 2nd, 2017.

Charles was an accomplished journeyman machinist for over 30 years. Through his years as a machinist he became a well-respected member of his trade. He enjoyed blacksmithing and became an esteemed member of the Blacksmith Guild of central Maryland in which he was presented with the "Unsung Hero" award.

He was husband to his beloved wife, Janet Dover (Graffus) for 28 years. Charles was a dedicated father to Nina Bond (Dover), Theodore Gerard Bond, Sonya Plicque (Dover), and Donald Plicque III. He was a loving grandfather to his grand-daughters Savannah Rose Bond, Makenna Monroe Plicque, and Dakota Rae Plicque. He was the son of Edward Dover and brother to Cheryllee Dryer (Dover), David Dryer, Brenda Riley (Dover), Travis Riley including his many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Charles was predeceased by his mother Barbara Ann Dover (Talley) and his brother Edward "Ted" Dover.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Viewing on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at The United Methodist Church of The Atonement, 3519 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., where a Funeral Service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Faithful Friends of Wilmington, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 or to the Blood Bank of Delmarva, 100 Hygeia Drive, Newark, DE 19713.

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