Mansfield, Charles

Charles D. Mansfield, 70, of Hudson,  Mich., died March 28, 2020, at Michigan Medicine.

He was born Oct. 10, 1949, in Adrian, Mich., to Frances and Carol (Briggs) Mansfield. On Aug. 12, 1972, in East Detroit, he married Audrey Caughell and she survives.

Chuck owned and operated the Posy Shop in Hudson for more than 40 years, prior to selling it to Mary Beth Cottington, but he refused to retire.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hudson, Floral Association, Lions Club, Sons of the American Legion, Adrian Elks #43, Adrian Kiwanis and the Knights of Columbus Council #3221. Chuck thoroughly enjoyed being outside, whether it was fishing, morel hunting, or gardening at his home. He also enjoyed traveling with his family. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Stuart (and Cassandra) Mansfield of Hudson, Joel Mansfield of Cassopolis, Mich., Alec (and Emily) Mansfield of Hudson, and Patrick Mansfield of Owosso, Mich.; four grandchildren, Barron, Rowen, Clara and Declan; and three brothers, David (and Liz) Mansfield of Dewitt, Mich., Steven Mansfield of Asheville, N.C., and Bruce (and Vicki) Mansfield of Troy, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place.  A memorial mass will be scheduled at a later date at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hudson.

Memorial contributions are suggested to to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital or to the American Kidney Foundation.