Charles “Chuck” Kale, Salem, Ohio

Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service

March 1, 2021

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SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Charles “Chuck” Kale, 66 of Salem, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Salem regional Medical Center.

Chuck was born in Salem on September 9, 1954 the son of the late Henry and Gloria (Krepps) Kale.

Chuck was a jack of all trades and was interested in many things but he will be remembered for working at Eljer, R & M Fluid Power and Slagles Eggs.

He was an avid collector of diecast products but especially Hot Wheels.

Survivors include his four children, Bethany (Robert) Perkins, Krista Kale, Josh Kale and Anthony Ardeno. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Jacob Bainbridge, Noah Perkins, Trae Perkins, Trevor Perkins, Vincent Mendez and Oliver Mendez; three siblings, Tom (Mindy) Kale, Dwain (Susan) Kale and Becky (Sam) Geisel and his friend and companion, Linda Smith.

Cremation will take place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Salem. Friends and family may send condolences, sign the guest register and make memorial contributions to the family online at

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A television tribute will air Thursday, March 4 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.

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