Charles A. Dove, 86, of Vero Beach and Big Rapids, Mich., died March 5, 2011, at Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.
Born in Elgin, Ill., he had lived in Vero Beach for 21 years, coming from Chicago, Ill.
He was partner in Singleton & Dove Inc. in Chicago, Ill., for thirty-five years until he retired in 1980.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mary E. Dove, of Vero Beach; two sons, William (Becky) Dove, of Monument, Colo., and Charles Dove, of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Sally (David) Gross, of Tupper Lake, N.Y., and Nancy Scott, of Georgeville, Quebec, Canada; and five grandchildren: Jesse Drury, Emily and Martha Gross and Alexandra and Carly Dove.
Interment will be private in Skokie, IL.
Contributions as a memorial may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
Arrangements by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory Vero Beach.