Charles “Charlie” Pursley, 72

Charles “Charlie” Pursley, 72, of Mt. Orab, died Feb. 25 at University of Cincinnati Hospital.

Pursley was a teacher for Western Brown Local School District and Mariemont City Schools and retired after 37 years from Williamsburg School District.

He was a member of Fairview Chapel Church, several draft horse organizations and the Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his mother Eileen Kraeft, wife Donna Pursley, daughter Amy (Larry) Hatfield, grandchildren Austin and Erin Hatfield, brother Donald (Jeanie) Pursley, mother-in-law Frances Bohl and many family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Harold Pursley, son Jeffrey Pursley and step-father Elmer Kraeft and brother Carl Kraeft.

Visitation 2-6 p.m. March 1 at Cahall Funeral Home in Mt. Orab. Private celebration of life service to be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials to Fairview Chapel Roof Fund, P.O. Box 146, Georgetown, OH 45121 or the donor’s choice.