Chuck Hanes - our beloved husband, father, and friend - left us suddenly and peacefully on his birthday this Thursday, August 19th. Chuck was enjoying hearing from his family members and friends as he celebrated living 61 years and passed away quickly in his home from a heart attack.
Chuck was known and loved by so many. The roots of Chuck's relationships reach far and wide across Madison and beyond, touching many with his kindness, creativity, and authenticity. Chuck was a Madison native, an incredible potter, a skilled blacksmith, an outdoorsman, a caring husband, father, grandfather, and brother, and a genuine and honest person. He was much more than I could write here. "Gentle giant" is a way many remember him. He is loved by so many and will be missed terribly.
This Gofundme is to support my mom, Chuck's wife, Elizabeth in memorial costs. We will share arrangement details once they are made.
Alternatively, we would like to direct people to donate to the Art for Life Program at the Morgan County Crossroads School privately funded and overseen by the Madison Artists Guild. Chuck was an instructor for the program and a huge part of the magic that existed within it. You can read more and donate to the program in his memory at themadisonartistsguild.org/outreach.
The outpouring of love our families have received during this time has meant the absolute world to us, and we cannot begin to express our thanks. If you feel compelled to donate in memory of Chuck, we would all be very grateful for that.
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