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In Memory of

Charles Albert Adler

July 23, 1942 - March 15, 2015

Obituary


Charles A. (Sox) Adler,
a decorated Vietnam War naval officer and long-time Indianapolis manufacturers' representative and non-profit agency executive, died March 15.
A native of Philadelphia, Adler had been an Indianapolis resident the last 45 years.
A former member of the staff of then Mayor Richard G. Lugar, Adler was awarded the Silver Star for valor while serving with his "Swift Boat" crew in waters off the coast of Vietnam in 1968.
He also had been employed as Business Manager for the former Community Addiction Services Agency and as the Field Services...

Charles A. (Sox) Adler,
a decorated Vietnam War naval officer and long-time Indianapolis manufacturers' representative and non-profit agency executive, died March 15.
A native of Philadelphia, Adler had been an Indianapolis resident the last 45 years.
A former member of the staff of then Mayor Richard G. Lugar, Adler was awarded the Silver Star for valor while serving with his "Swift Boat" crew in waters off the coast of Vietnam in 1968.
He also had been employed as Business Manager for the former Community Addiction Services Agency and as the Field Services Representative for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
A manufacturers' representative for Teeling and Gallagher Company for several years, he retired from that firm in 1989.
Memberships include the American Legion, Irvington Post; The Swift Boat Sailors Association, and the Disabled American Veterans Association.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Bernistine Ragsdale Adler. He also is survived by a son, Jason Adler; a sister, Connie Andrews; a brother, Doug Adler; and two grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held, beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 18th, at Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary with visitation from 9 to 10 A.M. that day. A private burial service will follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made at www.tph@thepathhome.net to assist returning veterans.
The family and friends wish to thank the staff of Club Roland Manor and the Manor Care Prestwick Avon facility for their extraordinary care and kindness.