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1928 Lt Col. Retired Charles Asbelle 2024

LTC Retired Charles Thomas Asbelle

April 18, 1928 — February 8, 2024


Lieutenant Colonel Retired Charles Thomas Asbelle, age 95, beloved husband to the late Jacqueline Posey Asbelle, entered into rest on Thursday February 8, 2024.

He is survived by his children, Christi Asbelle, Charles T. "Chip" Asbelle, II., James Michael Asbelle; grandchildren, Alaina Minton, Tessa Zelek, Charles T. "Thomas" Asbelle, III.; and one great grandson, Charles Minton.

In addition to his wife he is preceded in death by his parents, John and Eunice Asbelle; son, Richard Anthony Asbelle; and brothers, Zola, John, Crawford, and Ronald Asbelle.

Mr. Asbelle was a lifetime donor and season ticket holder of Clemson University where he graduated from. He proudly served his country in the United States Army at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After retiring from the military he taught Architectural Drafting at the Aiken County Career Center.  Mr. Asbelle was also a member of St. John United Methodist Church in Graniteville and was a part of the "Methodist Men". In addition to being a beloved husband he was a devoted father, loving grandfather and dedicated friend. He will be deeply missed by all whose lives he touched.

A graveside service with full military honors accorded will be held on Saturday February 17, 2024 at 2pm at the Historic Graniteville Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the cemetery. 

Napier Funeral Home Crematory has been entrusted with these arrangements. You may visit the online guestbook at

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