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Charles Edward Venus Jr., age 61,

Charles Edward Venus Jr., age 61, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021. He was born on July 5, 1960 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

He is preceded in death by his mother Bessie Marlene Venus; sister Dana Hoover; and his beloved dog Zeus.

Charles is survived by his wife of forty years Victoria Venus; children Andrea Barber (Tyler), and Sydney Venus; granddaughter Kinsley Barber; father Charles Edward Venus; sister Stacy Furr (Wayne); brother-in-law Troy Hoover; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Charles was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He loved hunting, fishing, boating, going to the Greers Ferry Lake, fireworks, and living on the farm. He loved his animals, especially dogs, who he loved to train as hunting dogs. Charles also loved spending time with his family and friends. He fought a long battle and will be missed by many.

Visitation will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076, on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 PM followed by funeral service at 5:00PM.

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.   

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  • olmstead outdoors Posted August 11, 2021 8:17 AM

    prayers going out to the family sorry for your loss

  • Jay Mathis Posted August 11, 2021 8:46 PM

    I’ve known Charles’s since grade school. Lots of great memories.
    He will be missed.
    Prayers out to the family.

  • Orvid Wine Posted August 12, 2021 2:15 PM

    Charles started out as my customer and became my friend. He had a great sense of humor and could always be seen working on something and kinda greasy. He will be greatly missed.

  • Carol Crain Pendleton Posted August 12, 2021 4:14 PM

    I’m so sorry about Chuck he was such a great guy. Your family has been through so much grief with the dearth’s of Dana , Marlene and now Chuck. Stacy and dad Charles you have been in my heart and prayers. God bless you , Carol Crain Pendleton

  • Camile Culpepper Wyllia Posted August 13, 2021 9:19 AM

    So very sorry to hear about Charles Jr. Know the Culpepper’s are with you in prayer.

  • Johnny Mills Posted August 13, 2021 3:22 PM

    Some kinda cool dude!!

  • Diana Resimont Atkinson Posted August 16, 2021 4:56 PM

    I’ve known Charles since we all ran around together in high school. He was a really cool guy! Prayers to Vicky and the family.

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