Funeral Arrangements for Charles F. Malson, Sr.
By News on Mar 04, 2013 09:01 pm
Charles F. Malson, Sr., a retired United Brethren minister, passed away at 8:35 pm on March 3, 2013. Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Visitation: 3-8 pm Friday, March 8, 2013,
Visitation location: East Washington UB church, 8051 S. Crapo Road, Ashley, MI 48806 (on M 57 two miles east of US 127).
Funeral: 11 am Saturday, March 9, 2013.
Funeral location: East Washington UB church.
Charles was called to the ministry while making his living as a chicken farmer in Hillsdale County, Michigan, and serving as a volunteer with Youth for Christ. He headed to Houghton College in New York before returning to pastor Brown Corners United Brethren Church in Clare, Mich., from 1952-1957. In 1957, while serving as pastor/superintendent, Charles started a United Brethren Church on Richfield Road in Flint, Mich. He was elected as fulltime Michigan Conference superintendent in 1981. At that time, he and Doris moved to Carson City, Mich. He retired from that role in 1991. Charles also served as chaplain and as a volunteer at Carson City Hospital for a total of 25 years.
Charles was a life-long learner, taking classes and seminars throughout life. He received his Masters from Huntington University in 1987.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Doris; his six kids and their spouses; 19 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations can be made in memory of Charles to Carson City Christian Camping Association (10890 Easy St., Carson City, MI 48811), Greater Lansing Youth for Christ (Campus Life), or Camp Living Waters (536 E. Six Mile Rd. Luther, MI 49656).
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