After serving in the Florida mission, Charles married Nina Marian Robinson on February 11, 1966 in the Logan Utah Temple. He earned a PhD in Material Science and Engineering from the University of Utah. Charles was successful in the flexible packaging industry, inventing packaging for many products. His hobbies involved creating and building.
He served faithfully in the community as well as in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including as a temple ordinance worker.
Charles is survived by his wife Marian, his children Mike Ashcraft (Janeen), Michele Robbins (Christopher), Carma Harman (Eric), Martha Jane Hicken (Bruce), Robin Hall (Stanley), Chuck Ashcraft (Diana), Amanda Clark (Bryce), his siblings Carolyn Fullmer (Boyd) and Lynn Ashcraft (Sharon), 39 Grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held in Laketown at the Laketown Ward chapel beginning with a viewing Sunday, May 23rd from 6:00 – 8:00pm and a viewing Monday, May 24th from 9:30 – 11:00 am.
Funeral service will be held at 11:30am.