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Obituary for Carles Kitchen Jr.

Carles  Kitchen Jr.
Carles Richard Kitchen, Jr. passed away February 12, 2016, in Melbourne, Florida. Carles was born in Williamson, West Virginia, to Carles and Sylvia (Ferguson) Kitchen. Carles proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam war. While in the military he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, several Vietnam Service and Campaign medals, including the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm Parachutist Badge, two Oversea Service Bars, and an Expert Qualification Badge (M16). As a civilian, Carles worked in the automotive industry, as a welder.
Carles was preceded in death by his parents, Carles and Sylvia; his daughter, Debra Leigh Kitchen Barber, and his nephew, Ricky Harris. He is survived by his son, Carles W. Kitchen, of Dearborn, Michigan; four grandchildren, Darin, Natalie, Mitchell, and Vivian; two sisters, Stella Kitchen Harris (Walker), and Patsy Kitchen Bobo (Robert); nephews, Ed Harris, in MI, and Robert Bobo Jr. (Susie), in FL; nieces, Victoria Strojny (Marty), in MI, and Laurie Bobo Keithley (Bret), in CO, Taunia and Monica Singletary, in FL, and several great-nephews and great –nieces, as well as, lots of cousins. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him. He loved dreamcatchers, and will be fondly remember when his family sees one.
Carles will be laid to rest on July 22, 2016, at 2pm, at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, in Holly, Michigan, with military honors.
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