Charles W. Harting, 56, of Sinking Spring, passed away on December 9, 2012 at the Reading Hospital. He was the loving husband of Cheryl (Weaver) Harting. The couple married in Reading on April 1, 1995.
Born in Reading on March 5, 1956, he was a son of Richard and the late Shirley (Hamilton) Harting.
Charles was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed with Berks Fire Water Restoration as a Team Leader. He was a past president of the Reading Traffic Club.
Surviving are four children, Tiffanie Bungarz and her husband, Robert of Sinking Spring, Crystal Sheesley and her husband, Jamie of Mooresville, NC, Jennifer Harting of Mohnton and Specialist Charles W. Harting, II and his wife, Courtney of Shillington; nine grandchildren, Isaiah, Breonna, Elijah, Destiny, Noah, Autumn, Riley, Ashlynn and Kylie; two brothers, Denis Harting and his wife, Terri of Reading and Keith Harting of Wormelsdorf and a sister, Susan Nowack of St. Lawrence.
In addition to his mother, Shirley, Charles is predeceased by a brother, Claude "Butch" Harting.
A funeral service will be at 12:00pm on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading, PA 19601. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 10 to 12:00pm. Burial will follow services in Berks County Memorial Gardens, Fleetwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hershey Walk to Defeat ALS, Team Charlie's Angels, 321 Norristown Rd., Ste #260, Ambler, PA 19002.