April 14, 1936 - December 21, 2018
Harlem, Ga. -Charles P. Schell Jr., 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 21, 2018. Mr. Schell, born in Macon, GA had lived in Harlem for over 42 years. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 46 years, Katheryn Bramlett Schell, parents, Charles and Emma Cason Schell, and a brother, David Schell. Survivors include his sons, Charles P. Schell IV (Kim) of Battle Creek, Michigan; Stephen Schell (Lisa) of Harlem, GA; one brother, Cason Schell, Norman Park, GA; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He retired as a Major from the United States Army in 1978. Like his great-grandfather, Wilhelm Joseph Schell, Major Schell was well decorated in combat, being awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Silver Star for personal gallantry in action, among others. Major Schell served in Korea and Vietnam. Additionally, he spent 20 years as a DOD civilian at Fort Gordon, retiring in 1999. During his service as a civilian, he designed resident course training for use by Army Reserve Components. He was a Master Mason for over 50 years belonging to the Mount Scott Lodge 540 in Lawton, Oklahoma and Harlem Lodge 276. He is also a life member of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite with the Valley of Guthrie Orient of Oklahoma and was a member of Fort Creek Baptist Church, Dearing, GA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 at Fort Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Jim Martin, and Tim Williams officiating. Burial will follow with full military honors in the church cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Harlem Lodge 276. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Folds of Honor Foundation which helps families of Fallen Soldiers.
Harlem, Ga. -Charles P. Schell Jr., 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 21, 2018. Mr. Schell, born in Macon, GA had lived in Harlem for over 42 years. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 46 years, Katheryn... View Obituary & Service Information
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