Charles Norman Arado obituary, funeral arrangements and visitation

Charles Norman Arado obituary – Charles Norman Arado, 90, passed away on December 30, 2021. He was born in Cuba, Missouri to the late John and Oline Arado. He was predeceased by his first wife, Eileen Arado, and his grandson, Kyle Jacobs. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War and continued to be involved with various veteran organizations. He worked most of his career in the railroad industry, beginning his career as a telegraph operator and then working 25 years for the Illinois Central Railroad and later the Detroit and Mackinac Railroad.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Barbara Arado; daughters, Pam Pavalon, Peggy Arado, Kay Biberdorf, Kim Arado; his grandchildren, Abigail Biberdorf and Grant Biberdorf; and many other cherished family members and friends.

Charles will be privately laid to rest at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veteran’s Cemetery, Suffolk. Graham Funeral Home, Chesapeake will be caring for arrangements. Please visit to leave a condolence to the family.

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