Charles Ralph Sticher,66, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013 following a long illness.
A native of Fulton County Mr. Sticher was the son of the late Calvin H. Sticher, Sr. and Sarah Odom Sticher and was also preceded in death by two brothers Calvin H. Sticher and Craig Patrick Sticher. He was a graduate of Athens High School in 1964 and the University of Georgia in 1975 with a degree in business. Mr Sticher retired from the University of Georgia Computer Center where he was a system analyst, was named to the Who's Who in computer science and was devoted to the University of Georgia and the Georgia Bulldawgs.
Survivors include brothers Chris Sticher and wife Janice, Clifford Sticher and wife Deborah, sister in law Donna Tyler Sticher, nieces and nephews Dawn Sticher Strehlke and husband Mark and sons Jake and Dylan Strehlke and Shayne Sticher and his son Calvin.
Funeral services will be 1pm Sunday, May 7, 2013, at the chapel of Bernstein Funeral home with interment to follow in Oconee Hill Cemetery. A reception will be in the Sexton House immediately following the interment.
The family will receive friends from noon until the funeral hour at Bernstein.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens, Georgia 30606.
On line condolences can be made at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service are in charge of arrangements.