We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Monaghan Funeral Home and Cremation Services
NELSON, Charles Thomas – 65 of Mechanicsville, VA joined his beloved wife, Donna in heaven on Sunday, July 24, 2022. He is survived by his children Michael (Felicia) and Ashley (David); six grandchildren, Violet, Savannah, Trevan, Kennadi, Lilly, and Peytonn; three siblings, Diane, Delvin, and Larry; and his special friend, Patricia. Charles worked for the railroad where he was trained as a HVAC technician. After his time with them he went to work as a residential HVAC technician. Since his brothers were both active-duty military, he was unable to serve overseas so he proudly joined the National Guard. He was an animal lover. He was a hard worker and always there to lend a hand whenever someone was in need. Charles was never a very social person but, he did take up line dancing which he enjoyed. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. The family will receive friends, from 6 – 8 pm, Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. A graveside service will be held at 11 am, Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Washington Memorial Park, 6217 Memorial Drive, Sandston, VA 23150.