Police Sgt. Charles J. Medves

MEDVES, Police Sergeant Charles J., 47, of Charlotte, NC, passed away on October 23, 2013, at Charlotte Medical Center, with his loving family at his side, from complications of a fatal fall after suffering cardiac arrest.

Charles was born June of 1966 in Steubenville, OH and was employed by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept., Providence Division, with 23 years of service.

He graduated from West Liberty State College in 1989 and was a member of National Order of Police. In 1998, Charles received the Chief of Police Commendation for bravery. Charles enjoyed Civil War history and trips to Charleston, SC, Gettysburg, PA and the many Carolina islands.

Charles is survived by his loving parents, Donna Ogle Medves of Steubenville and Nick Medves of Mingo Junction; sister, Deborah L. Medves of Weirton; daughter, Victoria Brooke of Charlotte; and Uncle Kenny and Aunt Darla Ogle of Wilmington, NC.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Lillian Bruich Medves; maternal grandparents Charles M. and Frances Taverne Ogle; and his aunt, Amelia Medves.

Policeman’s Burial Services were held on Monday, October 28, 2013, at Hickory Baptist Church with 400 of his fellow officers and friends in attendance. Private burial was held on Friday, November 8, 2013, at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.

We lost a great and loving son, brother and father. His ultimate sign of generosity was being an organ donor and giving life to others.

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